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Wednesday, April 23, 2008

U.N. Declares Rising Food Costs a 'Silent Tsunami'

This is the legacy of trying to solve the so-called man-made global warming problem. (NPR)



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Morning Edition, April 23, 2008 ยท The United Nations World Food Program announced Tuesday that increases in food prices could leave more than 100 million people hungry. The head of the program calls the international crisis a "silent sunami." A summit Tuesday was aimed at addressing the issue, and in attendance were representatives of farmers' unions, aid agencies and supermarkets, along with British Prime Minister Gordon Brown.



UPDATE 1-Wal-Mart's Sam's Club limiting sales of rice

Food Rationing Confronts Breadbasket of the World



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