Dirt poor Haitians eat cookies made of mud

The small island nation of Haiti relies heavily on food imports, but with prices soaring, some Haitians are resorting to eating mud. The cookies — made of dirt, butter and salt — hold little nutritional value, but manage to keep Haiti’s poor alive. Full Story »

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Subjects: World, U.S., Living
Topics: Poverty, Food, Hunger, Haiti
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Posted by: Posted by Derek Hawkins - Jan 16, 2010 - 10:12 AM PST
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Edited by: Derek Hawkins - Jan 16, 2010 - 10:14 AM PST

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