US food-prices spike amid record temperatures
Hot weather sends corn production plummeting to worst harvest in 15 years, causing sharp rise in prices.
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2012 08:23

The US is facing its worst harvest for 15 years, and as corn production plummets, global food prices are rising.

Temperatures in some states have been even higher than in the devastating Dust Bowl summer of 1936.

Al Jazeera's Jesse Mesner-Hage reports.


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