Washington, DC, March 18, 2014 -- Consumer inflation remained tame in February, according to the Labor Department.
The government said its Consumer Price Index edged up 0.1% as lower gasoline prices offset higher food costs.
Over the last year, consumer prices increased 1.1%.
The so-called core CPI also rose 0.1%.
Food prices rose 0.4%, the largest increase since September 2011.