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California Drought Could Impact World Food Pricesi
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January 27, 2014 5:12 PM
The western United States has been in a drought, and that includes California, where many of the fruits and vegetables for the country are grown. Southern California is experiencing a record-breaking drought, and the forecast looks grim. Elizabeth Lee reports from Riverside, California on what this could mean to farmers and the price of food.

California Drought Could Impact World Food Prices

Published January 27, 2014

The western United States has been in a drought, and that includes California, where many of the fruits and vegetables for the country are grown. Southern California is experiencing a record-breaking drought, and the forecast looks grim. Elizabeth Lee reports from Riverside, California on what this could mean to farmers and the price of food.


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