Better economy, weak dollar may cause rise in food prices

Better economy, weak dollar may cause rise in food prices

While better times may seem a long way off, the recession of 2008-2009 will eventually give way to the economic recovery of 2010-2011. That’s the good news. The bad news is that there are a number of forces at work that could make rising food costs synonymous with the recovery.

For starters, the Federal Reserve already has pumped $800 billion into the nation’s financial system over the past nine months, not counting the impending $878 billion fiscal stimulus package. Most economists are

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