Western U.S. drought might raise food prices
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OTTAWA - Canadian farmers are stepping up their campaign against a nearly complete Pacific trade pact they fear will destroy protections for local dairy, egg and chicken producers and endanger jobs.
Hormel Foods Corp said it would buy natural and organic meat processor Applegate Farms LLC for about $775 million to cater to an increasing demand for food free of antibiotics, hormones and artificial additives.
CAIRO - The board of Egyptian biscuit maker Bisco Misr has approved a voluntary delisting from the Egyptian stock exchange as requested by controlling shareholder U.S. company Kellogg, the company said on Wednesday.
SAO PAULO - Brazil will likely experience a moderate El Nino by the end of the year, bringing steady rain to the country's main grain producing regions and sustained drought in the arid north, the national meteorological institute, Inmet, said.
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ROME - The number of people in the world still going to bed hungry 15 years after the U.N. placed eradicating hunger and extreme poverty at the top of its Millennium Development Goals has dropped to 795 million, according to a report released on Wednesday.
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ISLAMABAD - In late April, after 28 hours of heavy rain, Noor Hussain and his two brothers surveyed his three-hectare wheat plot to see what they could save.
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Hormel Foods Corp, the maker of Spam lunch meat, said it would buy meat processor Applegate Farms LLC for about $775 million to expand its natural and organic meat products.