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Hungry for Answers

Hungry for Answers

Lynda Hurst

It seemed to happen overnight.

One minute you were tucking into a T-bone and, if you thought about it at all, you probably figured there was food enough for everyone these days - a glut for the West, enough for the rest.

The next minute, angry food riots were breaking out in dozens of countries around the world, the scenes barely credible in the 21st century.