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Ukraine war pushes food prices to record high: FAO

Experts warn of harm to poorest in Asia

The surge in food prices accelerated after the Russian invasion of Ukraine in late February. Russia and Ukraine are major exporters of wheat and corn.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Global food prices have hit record levels in the wake of the Ukraine war, the latest data from the Food and Agriculture Organization shows, raising concerns over food security and the conflict's impact on vulnerable populations across the world.

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