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Argentina, one of the world's biggest breadbaskets, should be rolling in cash as world food prices soar. Instead, soy, wheat and corn have sat for weeks in silos as farmers protesting new export taxes suspended sales.

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MARTA FALCONI, UPI

African leaders at the U.N. food summit said Thursday that Barack Obama becoming the Democratic presidential nominee was a point of pride and could lead to increased U.S. focus on problems in Africa. In Kenya, where his father was born people gather

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SurviveLA

Even if you live in an apartment and work long hours, you can still grow some of your own food. Here are detailed instructions on how to build a self-watering container cheaply.

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Ambrose Evans-Pritchard

We drive, they starve. . .The UN says it takes 232kg of corn to fill a 50-litre car tank with ethanol. That is enough to feed a child for a year. Last week, the UN predicted "massacres" unless the biofuel policy is halted.

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Washington Post

How a sinking dollar affects oil prices and then global food prices. The Fed's reckless policies here are causing starvation (by design?) all over the world.

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I don't want to alarm anybody, but maybe it's time for Americans to start stockpiling food. You've seen the TV footage of food riots in parts of the developing world. Yes, they're a long way away from the U.S. But most foodstuffs oper

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Bloomberg.com

A global rice shortage that has forced China and Vietnam to curb overseas sales of the food staple has reached the San Francisco Bay Area, home of one of the largest concentrations of Asian-Americans in the U.S. Stores....

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Wall Street Journal

I don't want to alarm anybody, but maybe it's time for Americans to start stockpiling food. No, this is not a drill. You've seen the TV footage of food riots in parts of the developing world. Yes, they're a long way away from th

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London Times

Families have been warned that the prices of basic foods will rise steeply again because of acute shortages in commodity markets. Experts said prices of rice, wheat and vegetable oil would rise further, with high prices and shortages here to stay,

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NBC TV11

At least one Bay Area store is asking customers to hold back on their rice purchases. Costco has posted signs asking customers to follow their regular rice-buying habits. The rice price increase is a result of a domino effect, NBC11's Noelle Wa

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Washington Times

Farmers and food executives appealed fruitlessly to federal officials for regulatory steps to limit speculative buying that drives food prices higher. Some Americans are stocking up on staples such as rice, flour and oil in anticipation of high price

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Reuters

Wal-Mart's Sam's Club warehouse division said it is limiting sales of Jasmine, Basmati and long grain white rice "due to recent supply and demand trends." The news came as rice prices surged, with U.S. rice futures hitting an all-ti

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Daily Telegraph

Climate change could cause global conflicts as large as the two world wars but lasting for centuries unless the problem is controlled, a leading defense think tank has warned. [give us money]

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Scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com

That anger is palpable across the globe. The food crisis is not only being felt among the poor but is also eroding the gains of the working and middle classes, sowing volatile levels of discontent and putting new pressures on fragile governments.

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"Is it a crisis? If we don't do some decent water planning, it could be," said Jack Hoffbuhr, executive director of the American Water Works Association. Rising temperatures due to global warming have increased evaporation rates across

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Vanity Fair

Monsanto already dominates America’s food chain with its genetically modified seeds. Now it has targeted milk production. Just as frightening is its decades-long history of toxic contamination.

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America's silent killers are deadly, and do not discriminate. They target babies, the elderly, teenagers, young adults, middle-age housewives, and businessmen alike. They poison livestock, pets, and wildlife, and the people behind them deny compl

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What if the advent of Morgellons Disease has something to do with the ingestion of GMO foods? The timing seems to be rather coincidental, so I did some web research, and here is what I found.

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