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Thursday, May 15, 2008

The Morning Brew: Thursday, 5.15

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April saw the largest one-month rise in food costs in the U.S. since 1990. (Washington Post)

The Bush administration and the International Monetary Fund disagree over the role of biofuels in rising food costs. (AP)

The House passes the farm bill with a veto-proof majority. President Bush objects to the bill's continued subsidies for wealthy farmers. (San Francisco Chronicle)

Accusations that the Myanmar military is stealing food aid marked for cyclone victims. (New York Times)

-Ian Froeb

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