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World Food Day: Rising food prices hit Greece

16 October 2012 Last updated at 17:38 BST

UN World Food Day is dedicated to raising awareness of the problems facing the global supply of food.

In Greece, which is in its fifth year of recession, the cost of dairy products are the highest in the EU.

Many are relying on food handouts from charities and others are returning to villages to survive on what they grow.

Mark Lowen reports.