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A lawsuit filed last week in federal court accuses HEB of tripling the price of eggs after a state of emergency was declared in March, the Statesman reports. Seventeen other grocery chains were also named.

An HEB representative emailed Austonia this statement:


"H-E-B denies these meritless allegations. While producers' egg prices did dramatically increase, H-E-B often absorbs such price increases to protect Texans who need eggs. H-E-B lost money on eggs rather than passing the cost increases along to its customers. H-E-B is focused on the health and wellness of our Partners and customers during this pandemic. It is shameful that we have to deal with this baseless lawsuit, filed without even the barest of investigation into our prices. We will continue to focus our efforts on working around the clock to ensure that shelves remain stocked and Texans have access to the groceries they need at the low prices we are proud to offer all Texans."

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Bites & Sips: what's new in food and drink
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  • San Marcos favorite Industry Burger opens "mid-October" on E. 5th, featuring "low key healthy" Texas fare.
  • Cinnaholic at The Arboretum opens Friday, October 14, serving "create your own" cinnamon rolls and other sweet treats.
  • San Francisco's Marufuku Ramen opens next Wednesday, October 12, in the Mueller District.
  • Carpenter Hotel announces its popup food truck, Lil Carpenter, open Fri-Sun both ACL weekends, serving what you want, early to late, coffee to donuts, to dogs/burgers/fries/beer.
Airport braces for high traffic this month with ACL and F1 drawing in travelers

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With major entertainment events slated for October, the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is gearing up for a busy month.

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