Spell-checker befouls story

Food summit seeks “green revolution” for Africa

ban-160.jpgAs leaders made lofty speeches, many blaming trade barriers and befouls for driving up prices, delegations worked on a summit declaration for release on Thursday.

The United States found itself on the defensive regarding befouls, along with Brazil which is the world’s largest producer of sugar-cane ethanol, and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer bristled at the criticism.

You’ve got “befouls” in two places in this story. I think you mean “biofuels.”


Ouch. Another very tragic spell-check accident. We corrected: GBU Editor

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, REUTERS photo by Nikola Solic   

No comments so far

We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is irrelevant or inappropriate, you can flag it to our editors by using the report abuse links. Views expressed in the comments do not represent those of Reuters. For more information on our comment policy, see http://blogs.reuters.com/fulldisclosure/2010/09/27/toward-a-more-thoughtful-conversation-on-stories/