The slow economy has kicked food banks across the country into high gear, with nearly 50 percent more people needing assistance than in 2006. But with the increasing demand, food banks are finding they can’t turn away junk food like soda and candy — even if it does hungry people no favors.
It seems that there is huge similarity between overeating and alcoholism. According to The New York Times article below, sweet and salty food can be as addictive as alcohol and other substances. And to reduce the country’s growing …
Food prices in Australia could rise by 30% in the coming months as a result of the Queensland floods, it has been warned.
South Korea unveiled steps on Tuesday to combat the threat of rising food prices, joining a flurry of activity as policymakers grow increasingly worried that inflation could derail a global recovery.