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Oxfam prods 10 largest food and drink firms on climate change
Oxfam prods 10 largest food and drink firms on climate change

Few companies are potentially more vulnerable to climate change than the world's biggest food and beverage brands. Droughts are diminishing agricultural yields, and severe cold snaps like the one that crippled parts of the U.S. this year resulted in weeks of lost production. Disruptions like that could raise the price of popular cereals like Kellogg's Corn Flakes and General Mills' Kix cereal as much as 30% in the next 15 years, said Oxfam, an international advocacy group. The group sought to spell out the many worldwide costs of climate change in a report it released Monday calling on the globe's 10 largest food and beverage companies to intensify their...

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