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Rising Food Costs

Fourth Of July BBQ Costs Are On Fire. Here's How To Keep Budgets Cool

Bill Cordingley | Posted 07.03.2014 | Money
Bill Cordingley

July 4th celebrations are synonymous with backyard barbecues, but with the price of many BBQ items soaring, Americans may want to watch what goes on the grill this summer.

Food Prices and the 7 Billionth Baby

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 01.03.2012 | World
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.

Food Banks Find New Ways To Fight Rising Costs, Including Charging For Produce

Posted 08.27.2011 | Home

Food banks around the country are implementing new policies to combat rising food costs and food shortages as more people are struggling to get enough...

The Year of Living Dangerously: Rising Commodity Prices and Extreme Weather Events Threaten Global Stability

Michael T. Klare | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael T. Klare

Food prices have already sparked riots in Algeria and mass protests in Tunisia. We haven't seen the last of resource revolts which, in the coming years, could reach an intensity we scarcely imagine today.

Rising Wheat Costs Up Your Grocery Store Totals

Washington Post | Cecilia Kang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

First it was corn. Now wheat is getting the blame. Earlier this year, corn began getting pricey because it was in high demand to make ethanol. That s...