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Members of a U.S. Senate panel voiced concerns Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022, about higher grocery prices if a proposed merger between the Kroger and Albertsons supermarket chains is completed. This photo of a Los Angeles-area Albertsons was taken Oct. 16, 2022. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Albertsons-Kroger mega-deal raises questions from lawmakers about higher food prices

BY: - November 29, 2022

WASHINGTON —  Members of a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee panel raised concerns during a Tuesday hearing that a proposed merger between two of the largest U.S. supermarket chains could mean a monopoly on groceries and lead to higher food prices for Americans. U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a Minnesota Democrat who chairs the Subcommittee on Competition […]