Wednesday, September 19, 2012

[biofuelwatch] Mass slaughter of farm animals set to push food prices up 14%





Mass slaughter of farm animals set to push food prices up 14%

Farmers who cannot afford feed 'liquidating' pig and cattle herds will drive food inflation to record high, says Rabobank report

The mass slaughter of millions of farm animals across the world is expected to push food prices to their highest ever levels.
As well as hitting consumers' pockets, the predicted 14% jump in food prices will also dash the Bank of England's hopes of pushing inflation down to 2% by next year.
Farmers across the world have begun a mass slaughter of their pig and cattle herds because they cannot afford the cost of feed...

Read more: http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2012/sep/19/mass-slaughter-farm-animals-food-prices


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