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2008-07-18 03:00:36

By Lappe, Frances Moore News broadcasts report a horrific "world food crisis." But there is no food shortage. In fact, there's more than enough food to make us all chubby-even counting only the "leftovers," what remains after turning more than a third of the world's grain and fish catch into feed.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.