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IPFS News Link • Food

"Mexico loses 80-100% of crops to freeze, US prices to skyrocket"

• The Political Commentator
With Egypt dominating the news, were you aware that a severe price spike in produce for the United States is very likely? The headline above from this article appeared as the headline in the Digital Journal on Friday In a February 6th article on record global prices for food I had presented the Food Price Index that was prepared by the FAO of the United Nations (see chart here). The point of that article was that nothing creates the potential for civil unrest and rioting in the streets quite like the lack of available or affordable food...