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White House Warns Of Global Food Shortages After Ukraine Invasion

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The White House confirmed Monday they expect certain parts of the world to suffer a food shortage as an effect of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine.

“We do anticipate that higher energy fertilizer, wheat, and corn prices could impact the price of growing and purchasing critical food supplies for countries around the world,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday.

She said food shortages were not expected to hit the United States, but rather countries in Africa, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia.

Reports have pointed out that both Ukraine and Russia produce a significant portion of the world’s … (Read more)

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