Category Archives : Food


ocean die off

Food Chain Catastrophe: Emergency Shut Down Of West Coast Fisheries: “Populations Have Crashed 91 Percent” 1

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com April 17, 2015   Food Chain Catastrophe: Emergency Shut Down Of West Coast Fisheries: “Populations Have Crashed 91 Percent”   Earlier this week Michael Snyder warned that the bottom of our food chain is going through a catastrophic collapse with sea creatures dying in absolutely massive numbers. The cause of the […]


Dear Farmers: U.S. is Now Importing Organic Corn to Satisfy Consumer Demand

By Heather Callaghan Natural Blaze April 17, 2015   Dear Farmers: U.S. is Now Importing Organic Corn to Satisfy Consumer Demand   There are three things driving a surge in organic imports: U.S. farmers have been systematically pushed into growing mostly GMO crops; grown primarily for fuel, animal feed and cheap processed foods. Russia even […]

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Superbugs a grave global threat by 2030 due to industrial meat production

By Shefali Sharma Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy April 5, 2015   Superbugs a grave global threat by 2030 due to industrial meat production     A massive global increase in factory-farmed meat production by 2030 will increase antibiotic use by 67 percent, posing a “public health threat,” predicts a newly released study published […]

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New Report Debunks ‘Myth’ That GMOs are Key to Feeding the World

By Lauren McCauley Common Dreams April 2, 2015 New Report Debunks ‘Myth’ That GMOs are Key to Feeding the World Study upholds value of traditional methods ‘shown to actually increase food supplies and reduce the environmental impact of production’     The biotechnology industry “myth” that feeding billions of people necessitates genetically engineered agriculture has […]

About 70 percent of the world's poor are farmers, and to raise them out of poverty requires access to basic resources such as fertilizer, water, and the infrastructure to properly store or transport crops to market—not expensive, resource-intensive GMO seeds. (Credit: La Montañita Co-op)

California water drought

Water Wars Loom Over California As Farmers Lose Thousands of Jobs: “Wrestling Match Over Who Gets the Water”

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com March 26, 2015   Water Wars Loom Over California As Farmers Lose Thousands of Jobs: “Wrestling Match Over Who Gets the Water”     The announcement that California is rapidly running out of water has put new pressure on our most precious resource that could, in turn, force increased prices and shut […]