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Food Prices

U.N. Warns Export Restrictions Could Lead To Food Crisis

Reuters | Posted 10.09.2012 | Green

* FAO world food index up 6 pct in July * Hikes in grain, sugar prices help fuel rebound * FAO economist warns against e...

Nation's Largest Meat Company Expects Further Price Increases

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2012 | Home

By Lisa Baertlein and Martinne Geller Aug 6 (Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc reported weaker-than-expected quarterly sales and earnings and lowered it...

How to Fight Rising Food Prices at the Grocery Store

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 10.03.2012 | Money
Jeanette Pavini

Savings at the grocery store start with organization and planning. With just 45 minutes, a computer and a weekly grocery circular, the average shopper can go home with $260 worth of groceries for less than $150.

11 Ways to Reduce Your Food Costs

Organic Authority.com | Posted 10.03.2012 | Home
Organic Authority.com

Being a bit frugal can help us to make more conscious choices, not just for our health, but for the health of our planet, too.

The Seen and Unseen Consequences of This Summer's Weather Assault

Pearl Korn | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Each year in the United States, 3.5 million people are homeless, with 100,000 homeless vets. If you are homeless, you are also hungry, and you likely don't know where your next meal will come from. Is this really America?

Drought Grips Nation and Shows What Climate Change Does to Our Communities

Frances Beinecke | Posted 09.22.2012 | Green
Frances Beinecke

The summer from hell continues to bring wave after wave of extreme weather events, and each one provides yet another example of what climate change is doing to our families and businesses.

LOOK: The World's Most Expensive Foods

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 07.13.2012 | Money

In today's world of $33 club sandwiches and 23-carat gold edible cupcakes, there's nothing stopping extreme foodies from traversing the globe in searc...

This Is Why We Are Fat

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 06.22.2012 | Money

Health advocates have one tip for Americans trying to eat less fat, sodium and sugar in their diets: Shop the perimeter. In other words, buy food from...

Distorted Prices in Commodity Markets

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 07.23.2012 | Home
Otaviano Canuto

Take the case of the upsurge of export barriers in response to rising world prices of food staples. While a particular country might put in place such a barrier to keep food at home and prices low, the effects in importing countries are negative.

How Hot Weather Will Make Your Food More Expensive

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 04.23.2012 | Business

After Earth Day on Sunday, you probably heard a lot of reasons why you should be worried about climate change. Well, here's another: It's probably goi...

Earth Day 2012: United We Stand, Divided We Fall

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 06.22.2012 | Green
Aiko Stevenson

More than 1 billion people will call for the protection of our planet today as they gather around the world to celebrate Earth Day. Their mission: to raise support for a more sustainable future as climate change continues to wreak havoc across the globe.

The Cost Of Healthy Eating

| Posted 04.16.2012 | Healthy Living

By Krystal D'Costa (Click here for the original article) S has taken the lead in preparing our weeknight meals. It helps us get dinner on the tabl...

Alice Hines

At Grocery Auction, The Food Is Antique

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice Hines | Posted 04.03.2012 | Money

MILLVILLE, Penn. -- On a recent Friday in March in this hilly Pennsylvania town, a crowd of 80 locals gathered at Colonel Kirk's Auction Gallery. Farm...

Food Prices: Good for Farmers, Bad for Everybody Else

Posted 03.13.2012 | Money

If you've been to the grocery store recently, you've probably noticed the jump in prices for some basic foods. Milk and meat have both gone up nearly ...

What The New USDA Baseline Forecast Means for Food Prices

Phil Lempert | Posted 04.16.2012 | Home
Phil Lempert

With continued pressure on the economy more men and women will be choosing to eat at home to save money, which has happened before -- but this time around expect a twist.

Are Increased Food Prices at Odds With Increasing Innovation?

Phil Lempert | Posted 04.04.2012 | Home
Phil Lempert

Innovation is key to growth for food companies, and adds excitement and many benefits for the purchasers of these products. However, I question whether repurposing funds is the way to go.

Should We Still Worry About Food Prices?

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 04.02.2012 | Home
Otaviano Canuto

Food prices are finally coming down after a year of spikes and high volatility. But prices of certain foods remain very high, and millions of people are still at risk of suffering from malnutrition and hunger.

Expect Restaurants To Get Even More Expensive In 2012

Posted 01.10.2012 | Home

Last week, Starbucks raised a fracas when it announced its plans to raise prices in some regions by an average of about one percent. Prices at the cof...

Tight Budget? Reduce Your Food Costs

Fox Business | Posted 01.05.2012 | Fifty

With the holidays behind us and all of the baking, festivities and parties over, I began to think about the amount of money my household spent during ...

'Green News Report' - January 3, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.04.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: We're back!...

11 Things That Will Be More Expensive In 2012

Posted 12.29.2011 | Fifty

With 2012 just around the corner, we are planning resolutions and bracing for change. However, our pocketbooks will also need readjusting in preparati...

World Grain Production Recovering

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 01.31.2012 | Home
Danielle Nierenberg

Grain remains the foundation of the world's diet. It's important that we identify and implement more sustainable strategies in grain production, and prioritize grain availability for those who need it most.

Food Prices, Financial Crisis and Droughts

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 01.23.2012 | Home
Otaviano Canuto

Global food prices remain high and volatile, affecting the poorest countries the most. For millions who are already vulnerable, events like the droughts in the Horn of Africa add to their hardships while continued market turmoil increases uncertainty in the global economy.

Prices Fall For First Time In Four Months

Posted 11.16.2011 | Business

U.S. consumer prices fell in October for the first time in four months as Americans paid less for new cars and gasoline, although prices outside of fo...

Food Prices and the 7 Billionth Baby

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 01.03.2012 | Home
Otaviano Canuto

Volatility is also affecting global food prices, and with them, millions of people in developing countries. So, just as the world marks the birth of the 7 billionth baby this week, his or her family might be struggling to put food on the table.