By Kelly McCarthy
Source: ABC News

As Americans continue to experience sticker shock with volatile food costs, a slight ease of inflation last month could provide relief for consumers’ wallets — particularly at the grocery store.

Food prices rose at a much slower pace than overall inflation since the same time last month, the Department of Labor shared Wednesday in the latest consumer price index findings.

The food at home index — food purchased at grocery stores — declined by 0.2%, while the food away from home index — everything from takeout to dining at restaurants — rose 0.3% over the month, according to the Department of Labor.

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