Drought, Food Prices Fan Fears Of New Crisis

Food Crisis

ROME/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Global alarm over a potential repeat of the 2008 food crisis escalated on Thursday after data showed food prices had jumped 6 percent last month and importers were snapping up a shriveled U.S. grain crop, helping drive corn prices to a new record.

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