Saturday, January 19, 2008

Rising food prices: A selection of stories as of noon EST on Saturday, January 19

Wall Street Journal
The Food Chain An Oil Quandary: Costly Fuel Means Costly Calories
New York Times, United States - 1 hour ago
More Photos > By KEITH BRADSHER KUANTAN, Malaysia — Rising prices for cooking oil are forcing residents of Asia’s largest slum, in Mumbai, India, ...
The Oil Quandary: Costly Fuel Means Costly Food Free Internet Press
Firms Back a Plan to Put The Green in 'Green Gold' Wall Street Journal
Clearing forests for energy crops Bangkok Post
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West Africa: Food Prices Still Climbing, Crisis Feared, Washington - 23 hours ago
Food prices at markets across West Africa are already high for the time of year and are still rising, market analysts warn, suggesting aid agencies should ...
Power cuts may hit food prices
Independent Online, South Africa - Jan 18, 2008
... power load-shedding may well result in increased milk prices before the end of the coming winter, something that will add to already-rising food costs. ...
China steps up inflation fight
Asia Times Online, Hong Kong - Jan 18, 2008
"Now I buy more chicken instead [of pork] as its price has gone down recently." Yu is unlikely to take to the streets in protest at his rising food bill. ...
Indonesia battles rising food prices
Financial Times, UK - Jan 15, 2008
Indonesian soybean prices have soared more than 50 per cent in the last month and by 125 per cent over the last year, because of bad harvests in Brazil and ...

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