U.S. economic troubles are being blamed for rising energy prices, but it is not just the price of oil that is going up. The average grocery bill is also rising. Twelve eggs now costs about 30 percent more than they did just a year ago. And consumer advocates say Americans are not just paying more for some products. In some cases, they are actually getting less. VOA's Mil Arcega reports.
Consumers in US Paying More for Less