Food prices continue to increase! what would you rather do! feed people or make bio fules from crops?

In recent weeks, the surge in world wide food prices has brought riots from people protesting about the high price of staple food stuffs. (Rice / wheat / cooking oil etc). Environmentalist groups insist that the food shortages are being caused by the increasing use of farmland once used to grow food ... show more In recent weeks, the surge in world wide food prices has brought riots from people protesting about the high price of staple food stuffs. (Rice / wheat / cooking oil etc). Environmentalist groups insist that the food shortages are being caused by the increasing use of farmland once used to grow food crops being switched to growing crops for bio fuels which are supposed to aid the reduction of green house gas c02..
So what comes first - fuel for people or fuel for cars?.
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