World Food Is Running Dry for Too Many

July 11, 2009 at 5:04 am Leave a comment

What are the striking facts from the article?

1. FOOD PRICES ARE SKYROCKETING

From 2005-2008, the price of wheat and corn became 3 times higher, rice 5 times higher and what happened?

There were food riots in nearly 24 countries and 75,000,000 (75 million) more people went into poverty.

What’s worse is that it came at a time when farmers actually beat their usual records. Why? The world is eating more food than it is making – simple as that.

Read the rest of the post at FoodCycles.org

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