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# food-prices - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Opinion: Irish farmers must stand up for change – or else sleep with one eye open

The reality is that this globalisation of our food and agricultural system is failing consumers, the environment and our farmers.

# food-prices - Monday 13 May, 2013

Column: We need to plan for a realistic, sustainable future in order to survive

Our collective inability to recognise the enormity of a growing food crisis caused by climate change is to our detriment, writes Gerry Crilly.

# food-prices - Monday 15 April, 2013

Oxfam warn of rising food prices if climate change not tackled

Oxfam Ireland chief executive Jim Clarken said that the price of wheat and maize could rise by 120 per cent and 177 per cent respectively if nothing is done.

# food-prices - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Women pushed further into poverty as food prices continue to rise - Oxfam

The effects of climate change and rising food prices are having a disproportionate impact on women – who represent 70 percent of the world’s poor.

# food-prices - Saturday 11 August, 2012

6 countries where global food crisis is taking terrible toll In Focus This post contains images

6 countries where global food crisis is taking terrible toll

There has been an up to 50 per cent increase in the price of staple crops since June alone – these are just some places which are being hit the hardest.

# food-prices - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Christmas foods may be more expensive because of EU-wide egg shortage

The Irish Egg Association warns that a European shortage will see the price of eggs rise by up to 30 per cent – within weeks.

# food-prices - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Poll: Do you look for bargains when doing your weekly shop? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you look for bargains when doing your weekly shop?

A survey has found that more than 80 per cent of Irish consumers look around for bargains when doing their weekly shop. Do you?

# food-prices - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Irish inflation flat at 2.7 per cent

CSO monthly figures reveal Irish inflation rate at 2.7 per cent for three months in-a-row.

# food-prices - Thursday 3 March, 2011

UN says global food prices hit a record high in February

Prices are at their highest since the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation began recording food prices two decades ago.