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Climate Change Could Force Some Favorite Foods Into Extinction (SLIDESHOW)

06/05/2012 02:55 pm ET | Updated Jun 05, 2012

From deadly floods to failed crops and water shortages, developing countries are already feeling the harrowing effects of a warming climate.

And with another report out this week confirming climate change remains the biggest threat to food security, it is only a matter of time before western consumers face consequences.

In the coming years, evidence suggests that climate change is likely to create a shortage of ingredients for many of our favorite foods.

And even if they don't disappear completely, rising prices could turn everything from coffee to chocolate and ice cream into luxury items.

Take a look at some favorite foods that could become history thanks to a shifting climate:

Top Endangered Foods

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