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food prices spikes
In response to Glencore director saying the US drought was good for business:
In reaction to today’s USDA Crop Report, Eric Munoz, senior policy advisor for Oxfam America, made the following statement:
Millions of the world’s poorest people will face devastation from today’s rocketing food prices because the global food system is fatally flawed and policy-makers can’t find the courage to fix it. Developing countries are bracing themselves for the worst.