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Rice Shortage

Between War and Peace In Sri Lanka

Adele Barker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Adele Barker

We are fourteen hours into the New Year as I write this. I've been thinking a lot recently about what the future holds for Sri Lanka.

Drought Reduces Australia's Rice Crop By 98 Percent

New York Times | KEITH BRADSHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Lindsay Renwick, the mayor of this dusty southern Australian town, remembers the constant whir of the rice mill. "It was our little heartbeat out ther...

Rice Shortage Poll: What Do You Think?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With the nation bracing for a rice shortage, and nationwide wholesale retailers Sam's Club and Costco rationing the amount of rice each consumer can b...

Bay Area Shoppers Asked To Limit Rice Purchases

NBC 11 San Francisco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The price of a food staple -- rice -- is rising significantly, NBC11 reported. The price of rice has increased dramatically in recent weeks due to cr...