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Biden: Food Shortages Are “Going to Be Real.”

Joe Biden on Thursday acknowledged coming global food shortages due to the Ukraine-Russia conflict and sanctions imposed by the West on Russia and said the shortages will impact the United States.

“We did talk about food shortages. It’s going to be real. The price of these sanctions is not just imposed upon Russia. It’s imposed upon an awful lot of countries as well including European countries and our country as well,” Biden told reporters at NATO headquarters in Brussels after talks with Western leaders about food shortages…

Ukraine and Russia together produce around one-third of global wheat exports and significant amounts of fertilizer and fuel, in addition to corn, rye, and other food products. Russia is the world’s largest manufacturer of fertilizer. Read more…

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