Food Wars

Mandatory Fingerprinting In Venezuelan Supermarkets

Friday, August 22, 2014
By Paul Martin

RINF.com Aug. 22, 2014 Today the BBC reported that Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro plans to introduce a mandatory fingerprinting system in supermarkets across the country, as part of an effort to prevent food shortages and smuggling. In a televised address on Wednesday, Maduro said: “We are creating a biometric system … to function in... »

X22Report: U.S. Preparing To Bomb Syria, FAA Shuts down Airspace To American Planes

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
By Paul Martin

Spain’s and the EU recovery dissipates into ashes. Food prices are up and computer prices are down, no inflation? Housing permits surge in July and Home Depot reports improved earnings, housing recovery on track or is it? FAA restriction are extended to Aug 25, meanwhile the protesters and the police continue to clash. More... »

California’s Economic Collision Course: Immigration and Water

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
By Paul Martin

Thomas DelBeccaro Forbes.com 8/19/2014 You have heard it before: “As California goes, so goes the nation.” If that is the case, the national economy will be harmed for decades to come because of California’s misplaced priorities today. Indeed, by emphasizing high-speed rail over water and failing to deal with its debt crisis, California poses... »

Hunger In America: 1 In 7 Rely On Food Banks…(Wait Till The FB’s Run Out!!)

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
By Paul Martin

Natalie Diblasio Wealthydebates.com Aug. 19, 2014 When Mary Smallenburg, 35, of Fort Belvoir, Va., opened a package from her mother to find cereal and ramen noodles, she burst into tears. Without it, she wouldn’t be able to feed her four children. “It got to the point where I opened my pantry and there was... »

Overused fungicides give rise to deadly, resistant fungus threatening humans and crops

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
By Paul Martin

by: Julie Wilson NaturalNews.com Tuesday, August 19, 2014 Nature always finds a way. Despite the advanced technology that humans possess, nature always seems to be one step ahead. This is particularly true for drug-resistant fungi, a phenomenon threatening enough to demand further research. Four years ago, Dutch researchers were the first to link the... »

African Ebola outbreak like ‘wartime’, food shortages threaten

Friday, August 15, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Stephanie Nebehay and and Clair MacDougall Reuters.com Fri Aug 15, 2014 The Ebola epidemic in West Africa has created a “wartime” situation, including the threat of food shortages, and could take six months to bring under control, medical charity MSF and the Liberian government said on Friday. With global alarm rising over the... »

Brazil’s Biggest City Faces Rationing Amid Drought

Thursday, August 14, 2014
By Paul Martin

By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON ABCNews.com Aug 13, 2014 Brazil’s biggest city is running out of water and options. The worst drought to hit the Sao Paulo region in 84 years is forcing local authorities for the second time in a year to put water pumps below the gates of the main reservoir, where the... »

Worst drought in half a century hits China’s bread-basket

Thursday, August 14, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Laura He MarketWatch.com Aug. 13, 2014 HONG KONG (MarketWatch) — China’s worst drought in half a century is sweeping across crucial agricultural regions, devastating harvests in its wake and threatening food security. Part of the area hit by unusually dry weather — the northeastern Manchurian Plain — is known as China’s bread-basket, supplying... »

Central America braces for drought-linked food crisis

Thursday, August 14, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Anastasia Moloney TheStar.com Friday August 15, 2014 BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Low rainfall linked to the El Nino weather phenomenon has led to drought in parts of Central America, causing widespread damage to crops, shortages and rising prices of food, and worsening hunger among the region’s poor. An unusually hot season and... »

Top 10 US cities running out of water

Thursday, August 14, 2014
By Paul Martin

by: Ethan A. Huff NaturalNews.com Thursday, August 14, 2014 The U.S. Drought Monitor has released new data on U.S. cities that are running out of water — and believe it or not, the top 10 spots are all located in California. Some of the worst drought conditions on record have left much of the... »

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