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September 13, 2011

The G8 met in Hokkaido, Japan, in July 2008 to address the global food crisis.

Over an eighteen-course meal—including truffles, caviar, conger eel, Kyoto beef, and champagne—prepared by sixty chefs, the world leaders came to a consensus: “We are deeply concerned that the steep rise in global food prices coupled with availability problems in a number of developing countries is threatening global food security.” -- Locusts, Cilantro, Elvis Presley - Lapham’s Quarterly

Posted by Vanderleun at September 13, 2011 11:01 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.