Topic: UN Food and Agriculture Organization
Rice shortages are appearing across Asia. In Egypt, the Army is now baking bread to curb food riots.
03/27/2008 01:00 am
Asian nations have taken steps to stem rising prices of rice and palm oil. Corn and wheat prices have spiked as well.
03/05/2008 12:00 am
The cultural equivalent of the American hot dog, grilled beef – kapana – is the street food of this cow-revering nation's rich and poor.
02/21/2008 12:00 am
A bipartisan accord in the House calls for a $150 billion spending plan, including significant tax rebates. But senators may want add-ons.
01/28/2008 12:00 am
Democrats and Republicans are anxious to get $300 to $1,200 in tax-rebate checks to wage earners by spring.
01/25/2008 12:00 am
Prices spiked 4.1 percent last year, the highest increase in 17 years.
01/17/2008 12:00 am