Fuel prices may start affecting food prices

March 22, 2013 12:00:09 AM PDT
The pain we're feeling at the pump could soon affect food prices.

Fuel prices have gone up since the year started, and that's affecting farmers and food producers. The American Farm Bureau says if gas prices continue to go up, food prices will go up as well to help farmers offset the higher costs for the many aspects of food production linked to fuel costs.