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Friday, May 30, 2008

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On the eve of next week's international summit on the food crisis, a new U.N. report foresees ten years of higher food costs, while the U.S. again defends biofuels. (New York Times)

Related: The World Bank announces a $1.2 billion loan program to help combat the food crisis. (Bloomberg)

The FDA will likely miss the September deadline mandated by Congress to introduce a new food-safety database. (

A look at the hops shortage raising beer prices. (AFP)

-Ian Froeb

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