Sunday, September 26, 2010

"UN Warned of Major New Food Crisis at Emergency Meeting in Rome" | SEJ

"UN Warned of Major New Food Crisis at Emergency Meeting in Rome" SEJ

The UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) meeting in Rome today was called last month after a heatwave and wildfires in Russia led to a draconian wheat export ban and food riots broke out in Mozambique, killing 13 people. But UN experts will also hear that pension and hedge funds, sovereign wealth funds and large banks who speculate on commodity markets may also be responsible for inflation in food prices being seen across all continents.

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Add to it the food to fuel program, then ask how much you can afford and how many people word wide will die again this year?
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