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Food shock: Market volatility a bigger threat than grain shortage

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Food shock: Market volatility a bigger threat
than grain shortage

The recent jump in prices, largely for grains, is fuelling more news about a global food crisis, yet for all of the furor over food shortages and spiking prices, the real issue is one of market volatility, not actual production shortfalls.


October 12, 2010
By The Globe and Mail

Oct. 12, 2010 – The recent jump in prices, largely for grains, is
fuelling more news about a global food crisis, yet for all of the furor
over food shortages and spiking prices, the real issue is one of market
volatility, not actual production shortfalls. | READ MORE