U.S. Food Aid Rejected as Hurting Poor

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U.S.-based CARE International has forfeited its substantial slice of the food aid pie that is the U.S. “Food for Peace” program, claiming that the way the U.S. government distributes food hurts small poor farmers in the very communities and countries the program is supposed to help.

Inter Press Service
http://www.commondreams.org/archive/2007/08/24/3395/

This is big. Known this for some time, that our subsidized food and food aid crippled the agricultural economies of much of the third world, but CARE saying so is big.