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A new report says that Britain is set to launch a campaign to battle food waste in order to halt the increase of food prices across the globe.
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d40df4/living_in_a_materi) has announced the addition of the "Living in a Material World: The Commodity Connection" report to their offering.
By James Mayse, Messenger-Inquirer, Owensboro, Ky. Jul. 6--INCLEMENT WEATHER WORLDWIDE -- including recent flooding in the Midwest and a cyclone that struck southeast Asia earlier this year -- is causing sticker shock at U.S.
G-8 Eager to Tackle Food Crisis at Toyako Summit Tokyo, July 3 (Jiji Press)--Japan, chair of this year's Group of Eight summit, has added the global food crisis to the meeting's agenda, hoping that the G-8 countries will send what Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda calls "a strong message" to the world on ways to tackle the problem.
By The Yomiuri Shimbun Jul. 1--TOKYO -- The upcoming Group of Eight summit meeting will urge several countries, including some developing nations, that have restricted farm product exports to exercise voluntary restraint in doing so, government sources said Tuesday.
TOKYO _ The upcoming Group of Eight summit meeting will urge several countries, including some developing nations, that have restricted farm product exports to exercise voluntary restraint in doing so, Japanese government sources said Tuesday.
By Keith Bradsher and Andrew Martin At least 29 countries have sharply curbed food exports in recent months to ensure that their people have enough to eat, at affordable prices. When it comes to rice, India, Vietnam, China and 11 other countries have limited or banned exports.
By Patrick Garmoe, Duluth News-Tribune, Minn. Jun. 29--The $3-a-dozen sign for fresh eggs at the Rice Lake Township farm tells the tale. "I just upped our price," from $2.50, Patty Prudden said.
By Lohmar, Bryan Gale, Fred * China is a net food exporter, and its food exports, as well as its imports, are growing. * China's capacity to continue food export growth is constrained by intense competition for limited resources by nonagricultural industry and other sectors of the economy.
T He queues at the petrol pumps have subsided but the headlines now warn us of the economic doom that is to follow. It appears the higher cost of food and fuel is here to stay and will take its toll not just nationally, but globally.
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