Egg prices have soared this spring for a lot of reasons. Lesley McClurg breaks down why you’re paying more.
The cheapest price for a dozen conventional eggs is $3.50 at Raley’s in Sacramento.
That’s about 75 cents more than the national average – which is at a record high $2.62.
So, what’s driving the premium on California eggs?
First, there’s the drought. John Segale is with the Association for California Egg Farmers.