What Can Be Done to Ease the Global Food Crisis?

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Retail stores Costco and Sam's Club are limiting sales of rice in response to a global spike in prices. What's behind the dramatic rise in the price of rice and other food staples? Is rationing a sign that the global food crisis has hit the US? Is the cause ethanol production, fuel prices, bad weather or Wall Street? Does the world have enough food for millions of hungry people? Also, a verdict in the Sean Bell case, and Reverend Wright on his controversial sermon. Sara Terry guest hosts.

Credits

Host:
Sara Terry

Producers:
Frances Anderton, Karen Radziner