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U.N. Declares Rising Food Costs a 'Silent Tsunami'

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U.N. Declares Rising Food Costs a 'Silent Tsunami'

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U.N. Declares Rising Food Costs a 'Silent Tsunami'

U.N. Declares Rising Food Costs a 'Silent Tsunami'

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The United Nations World Food Program announced Tuesday that increases in food prices could leave more than 100 million people hungry. The head of the program calls the international crisis a "silent tsunami." A summit Tuesday was aimed at addressing the issue, and in attendance were representatives of farmers' unions, aid agencies and supermarkets, along with British Prime Minister Gordon Brown.

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