This is an email I received today. A strong believer in the power of imagery, I have nothing else to say only to sit back and let these photographs explicitly communicate their message.
"Take a good look at the diet of each country and the cost of what is eaten in one week. (See comments on this post, I agree that the prices are misleading, look more at the quality of food and quantity/individual ratio.) Look also at the number of people fed in each photo."
Germany : The Melander family of Bargteheide
Food expenditure for one week: 375.39 Euros or $500.07
United States : The Revis family of North Carolina (Sure hope most American
families eat more fresh fruits and vegetables and less junk food than this family.)
Food expenditure for one week $341.98
Italy : The Manzo family of Sicily
Food expenditure for one week: 214.36 Euros or $260.11
Mexico : The Casales family of Cuernavaca
Food expenditure for one week: 1,862.78 Mexican Pesos or $189.09
Poland : The Sobczynscy family of Konstancin-Jeziorna
Food expenditure for one week: 582.48 Zlotys or $151.27
Egypt : The Ahmed family of Cairo
Food expenditure for one week: 387.85 Egyptian Pounds or $68.53
Ecuador : The Ayme family of Tingo
Food expenditure for one week: $31.55
Bhutan : The Namgay family of Shingkhey Village
Food expenditure for one week: 224.93 ngultrum or $5.03
Chad : The Aboubakar family of Breidjing Camp
Food expenditure for one week: 685 CFA Francs or $1.23
*There was no information as to who to credit for the photographs and statistics.