"Attention has focused on oil insecurity, and rightly so, but it is not the same as food insecurity. An empty gas tank is one thing, an empty stomach another. And while there are substitutes for oil, there are none for food." –Lester R. Brown, Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization.
Lester Brown writes about the trends of the food supply and demand equation that are increasing food prices in "The Great Food Crisis of 2011" on Foreign Policy's website. Posted January 11, 2011.