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World Food Prices Rise in April

Global food prices rose in April to their highest level in almost a year, led up by meat and dairy prices. The FAO Food Price Index, which tracks monthly changes in the international prices of commonly traded food commodities, averaged 170 points in April, up 1.5 percent from March while still 2.3 percent below its year-ago level.

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