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Onions: Causing More Damage Than Just Watery Eyes

Indian traders check the quality of onions at the Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) in Ahmedabad on December 21, 2010. India suspended exports of onions, a key food staple, after prices of the vegetable soared, adding to the government's inflation woes. (Sam Panthaky/AFP/Getty Images)
Lifestyle

A shortage of onions in India may cause more harm than just hunger.

Korea's Kimchi Crisis

South Korean traders deliver cabbages, the basic ingredient to make kimchi, to clients at a market in Seoul on October 5, 2010. Bad weather this year has caused a serious cabbage shortage and a price spike, prompting South Korea to temporarily eliminate import duties on some vegetables. (Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images)
Lifestyle

South Koreans, pioneers in the art of kimchi-making, are in a pickle these days.