Food Prices on the Rise

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Today's Los Angeles Times reports that food prices are rising faster than they have in the past 15 years, using figures provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  The reasons include drought, freezing weather, the rising price of gasoline and even the increased cost of corn.  Brian Todd is President of the Food Institute, a nonprofit supported by growers, processors and retailers.

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Guest:
Brian Todd - President of The Food Institute

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Vanessa Romo, Frances Anderton, Karen Radziner