English professor Frederick Kaufman, author of Bet the Farm: How Food Stopped Being Food, appeared on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal program.

He spoke of how rising food prices around the world come as a result of food being packaged and sold as a commodity on international trading markets. He discussed the influence of the financial industry, large food corporations and federal policy upon how food is treated as a form of commerce.

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