People of Northwest Public Radio
Wed July 25, 2012
The Ripple Effect From Rising Food Prices
Originally published on Wed July 25, 2012 11:36 am
As drought and high temperatures continue to devastate much of the country's corn and soybean crops, the USDA reports that food prices will continue to rise at least into 2013. NPR senior business editor Marilyn Geewax and The Earth Policy Institute's Lester Brown discuss the rising cost of food.