The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) says the United States is on track to maintain its current stocks of food based on an expectation of maximum acreage planted and healthy yields. However, Rabobank writers Michael Every and Michael Magdovitz disagree, warning that a crisis of “biblical” proportions could be on the way. Food and feed prices have increased … Continue reading Rabobank says “biblical” surge in food prices soon to come
The coronavirus pandemic that rocked the globe last March has since dramatically altered the global economy, society and even humans’ very perception of time. Worse, it has driven up to 265 million people to the brink of starvation. Writing for the nonprofit organization Truthout, Johannesburg-based journalist Robin Scher drew from recent reports to shed light on food insecurity amid the … Continue reading Over 250 million people faced food insecurity in 2020 amid pandemic
It was supposed to be 14 days, to flatten the curve. But now, nearly a year has passed since state governments first imposed economic controls and travel restrictions on small businesses and “non-essential” people. The repercussions of lock downs, medical tyranny and perpetual spending packages continue to have a ripple effect on the current economic … Continue reading Food prices will climb in 2021 as inflation accelerates
As the state-run media in communist China boasts about its alleged success in overcoming the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), reports are beginning to emerge about another major problem that’s brewing there: mass food shortages. Rumors are swirling, which the government denies, of course, that food supplies are dwindling. Because much of the country was shut down for … Continue reading China now facing its own food crisis… is a food collapse also coming soon to the USA?
Believe it or not, agriculture isn’t necessarily considered to be an “essential service” in Canada right now. And the food sector there has issued a dire warning that if this doesn’t get changed, our neighbors to the north will face unprecedented food shortages, not to mention much higher prices at the supermarket. While the Canadian government has … Continue reading Food shortages about to hit Canada due to coronavirus