Poor Moms Hungry 

Skyrocketing Food Prices Leave Poor Moms Hungry

Vo Thi Quan, 44, cooks for her family dinner with vegetables in her house in Thuan Thanh, Long An province, Vietnam. Credit: AP THUAN THANH, Vietnam (AP) - Vo Thi Quan's chopsticks needle deftly between two simple Vietnamese dishes siz...As world food prices surge to the highest levels ever recorded due to a combination of production constraints and rising demand from expanding middle classes, many poor families teeter on the edge, and it is the mothers who often quietly bear the brunt.


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