A global food shortage “catastrophe” is unfolding, warns UN chief

Is the world about to enter a time of great trouble that includes mass starvation? According to United Nations chief Antonio Guterres, the answer is yes. Speaking about the unprecedented food shortages that are being blamed on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and “climate change,” Guterres warned listeners at a recent meeting that an “unprecedented global hunger crisis” is currently … Continue reading A global food shortage “catastrophe” is unfolding, warns UN chief

Food shortages could be as deadly as the next pandemic

Two experts claimed that the ongoing food shortages in different parts of the world could be as deadly as the next pandemic. Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Executive Director Peter Sands remarked that food shortages could prove to be the next worldwide health crisis. “It’s not as well-defined as some brand new pathogen … Continue reading Food shortages could be as deadly as the next pandemic

“Devastating impact” warning as India moves toward halting RICE exports, leading to global mass starvation

Economists are sounding the alarm after India put new restrictions on wheat and sugar exports. Radhika Piplani, an economist from Yes Bank Ltd. warns that rice may be next, as India begins to protect its local food supply. “The government has already imposed restrictions on wheat exports; it’s a matter of time when restrictions on rice … Continue reading “Devastating impact” warning as India moves toward halting RICE exports, leading to global mass starvation

ENGINEERED FAMINE: California diverting water flows into the ocean, depriving rice farmers of necessary irrigation to grow food

All across California, residents are being told to scrimp and save water because of historic drought conditions. Meanwhile, state officials are dumping freshwater into the ocean while intentionally depriving rice farmers of the water they need to grow food. Colusa County in Northern California is the top producer of rice in the Sacramento Valley. The area generates … Continue reading ENGINEERED FAMINE: California diverting water flows into the ocean, depriving rice farmers of necessary irrigation to grow food

French municipalities handing out food vouchers to deal with food inflation

Municipalities all over France have begun providing their residents with food vouchers to help families deal with spiraling food inflation. The vouchers are being distributed by many city governments. They can be cashed in at supermarkets and come in denominations of five, 20 and 30 euros. (Related: Food prices continue to rise dramatically, with no relief in sight.) … Continue reading French municipalities handing out food vouchers to deal with food inflation

Apocalyptic global food crisis has already begun

The global food crisis that many have warned about is already here. Millions of people around the world will be seriously hungry, but what everyone is experiencing right now is just a small part of the problem and things will be much worse before the end of the year, according to some experts. For instance, Gro Intelligence … Continue reading Apocalyptic global food crisis has already begun

Usual GMO suspects seize upon engineered Ukraine food crisis to demand more genetically engineered crops

Right on cue, the biotechnology industry is seizing upon the new manufactured food crisis to push for more genetic engineering in global agriculture. In order to solve the broken food supply chain, says George Eustice, Great Britain’s Environment Secretary, “gene-edited” crops will need to be grown and their yields brought to market as quickly as possible. In … Continue reading Usual GMO suspects seize upon engineered Ukraine food crisis to demand more genetically engineered crops

UN says social unrest is coming as a consequence of “war-fueled” food inflation

David Beasley, the current head of the United Nations World Food Programme, is warning that a perfect storm of global economic collapse is rapidly forming. Extreme weather, war, the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19), and financial failure are all simultaneously setting the stage for a “war-fueled” crisis of biblical proportions. “If people can’t feed their children and their families, then the … Continue reading UN says social unrest is coming as a consequence of “war-fueled” food inflation

Millions could die from impending global famine, warns German development minister

The world is entering a major food crisis, the likes of which has not been seen since World War II, says German Economic Cooperation and Development Minister Svenja Schulze. And the reality is that it will probably end up being much worsewhen all is said and done. Skyrocketing food prices both in Germany an abroad have created a … Continue reading Millions could die from impending global famine, warns German development minister

Food shortages reached record high in April as inflation continues to skyrocket

New data from S&P Global shows that food supply shortages reached a record high in April amid the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Manufacturers worldwide reported sustained supply and price pressures last month, and the Global Supply Shortages Index calculated that shortages were just under seven times higher than the normal level. “Supply shortages surged … Continue reading Food shortages reached record high in April as inflation continues to skyrocket