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Warren Questions Kroger and Publix About Pay, High Food Prices

Dec. 20, 2021, 3:05 PM

Senator Elizabeth Warren asks the CEOs of Kroger, Publix, and Albertsons “to justify rewarding executives and shareholders while raising food costs for American families.”

  • “Large grocers are blaming high food costs on inflation, but it’s time to talk about how they’re using every opportunity to rake in profits, reward executives and big shareholders while driving up prices even more,” Warren says in letter
  • The Massachusetts Democrat asks the officials about profit goals during the pandemic, wage increases for employees and executives’ expected compensation for 2021
  • NOTE: Soaring Food Prices Are Approaching a Peak, Cargill CEO Says

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