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Americans fire up barbecue grills for cheap burgers as beef price tumbles

With the US set for a year of record meat production, prices are in a downward spiral for beef (above), pork and chicken as suppliers compete for space on the dinner plate.


WITH barbecue grills lighting up across the US this holiday, you might make that cheeseburger a double.

After savouring cheap burgers all summer, Americans are enjoying the lowest ground-beef prices for this time of year since 2011. The Labor Day holiday, celebrated on Sept