Food

Ted Turner's Next Prophecy: Food Riots 'Going to be More Commonplace'

After forecasting cannibalism from global warming, media mogul-turned-U.N. Foundation chairman appears on CNBC and ties 'global climate change' to 'an ever-increasing population.'

Cramer on Ethanol: 'Drop the Mandate, Prices Plummet'

CNBC host one of few journalists to connect food inflation to government intervention in market.

Burnett Blames U.S. Rice Craze on 'Paranoia'

CNBC reporter says U.S. has no shortage of rice, blames ethanol for increased pressure on food prices.

Networks Ignore Government's Role in Ethanol-Driven Global Food Crisis

Food inflation and hunger riots tied to ethanol mandate U.S. politicians and journalists supported.

Media Myth: Nine Worst Business Stories

(of the Last 50 Years)

Ethanol Being Blamed for Global Food Riots

New York Times columnist praised by Pulitzer board for 'clarity of vision' didn't foresee global food shortages that resulted from the realities of his vision.

Burnett Ignores Ethanol's Role in Higher Food Prices

CNBC contributor blames 'energy prices and a weak dollar' for food inflation but neglects consequences of federal fuel mandates.

Behar Blames Restaurants for Obesity, Declares People 'Victims' of Eating

'The View' co-host says restaurants, not overeaters, are to blame for obesity.

NBC's Lauer 'On the Prowl for Victims' in Environmental Crusade

'Today' host accosts shoppers at Manhattan grocery store to berate them about using plastic and paper bags.

Bernanke Says No Recession; U.S. Economy Will Show 'Resilience' in Long Term

Fed Chairman tells House Budget Committee a stimulus package could be needed to help the economy in the short-term; food and energy prices should 'decelerate.'
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