On Thursday, James announced the delivery of 1.2 million eggs, that will be given out to New York food banks.
The eggs are part of a settlement with Hillandale Farms, one of the largest food distributors in the nation.
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A lawsuit claimed Hillandale illegally gouged the price of eggs at the height of the pandemic last year.
Customers paid nearly four-times the normal price for eggs at some supermarkets due to the price hike.
"Prices for one carton of eggs in January of 2020, ranged from 59 cents to a $1.10, and then by April of 2020 these prices reached $2.93 for the same carton of eggs at some stores," James said.
Hillandale allegedly raised prices on more than 4 million cartons of eggs for stores throughout New York.
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