Food prices reach historic peak

4 March, 2011 by (comments)

Global food prices have hit record highs as the FAO statistics for February 2011 show a rise for the eighth consecutive month, the BBC reports.   Cereal prices alone have increased by 70 per cent in the last year, mainly due to weather events in major production countries such as Russia and Australia. The FAO also points to increasedRead More …

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