Global Food Crisis and Corporate Titans

This Guardian news report gives a brief run-through of recent happenings around the world that are related to recent sharp food price hikes: “Food riots have broken out in at least a dozen countries, most notably in Egypt, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Yemen and Mexico. Pakistan has reintroduced rationing, while Russia has frozen the price of milk, bread, eggs and cooking oil. Indonesia has increased public food subsidies, while India has banned the export of rice, except the high-quality basmati variety.

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