This Nationwide Drought: Bad for Food Prices and Good for Insects This Nationwide Drought: Bad for Food Prices and Good for Insects
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This Nationwide Drought: Bad for Food Prices and Good for Insects

by Zachary Slobig

July 29, 2012

These price increases may not seem severe, but for a working family, they can be a back breaker. Higher food costs take time to work through the supply chain, so the impacts likely won't be widespread until September. Those ripples are global too. Remember the food riots that swept the developing world in 2008? Experts are warning of a repeat

Oh, and there's the threat of a massive insect invasion

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This Nationwide Drought: Bad for Food Prices and Good for Insects