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Food skyrockets to highest prices ever

Posted on Jan 18, 2011 in Uncategorized

Monday, January 10, 2011 by: Jonathan Benson, staff writer   (NaturalNews) Figures recently released by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) index of 55 food commodities indicates that worldwide food prices hit a record high in December. Though the costs of some food commodities like rice, corn and soy actually decreased, oil seeds and sugar jumped significantly due to various factors including erratic weather and droughts, according to reports. In the past, such ups and downs on the commodity market did not immediately affect actual food costs for consumers, but some experts say that...

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