Missouri –Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt said there has been instances of “price gouging” on vital products during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Missouri Grocers Association said they are committed to working with the Attorney General and his team through this situation to ensure both consumers and businesses are treated fairly during these trying times. No specific grocers were named in the price gouging press release.

Consumers are asked to report price gouging by calling the Consumer Protection Hotline at 1-800-392-8222 or online at https://ago.mo.gov/civil-division/consumer/price-gouging