Food Wars

North Carolina to suspend sales of live poultry for five months amidst bird flu outbreak

Monday, July 20, 2015
By Paul Martin

by: Jonathan Benson NaturalNews.com Monday, July 20, 2015 The country’s fourth largest producer of chickens for meat and the third largest producer of turkeys is responding to the ongoing bird flu scare by shutting down all shows and sales of live poultry beginning in mid-August. North Carolina State Veterinarian Doug Meckes says the move... »

Experimental GMO wheat crop devoured by aphids; written off as yet another total biotech failure

Friday, July 17, 2015
By Paul Martin

by: Ethan A. Huff NaturalNews.com Friday, July 17, 2015 A U.K.-based agricultural research organization recently threw away nearly $5 million on a failed field trial of experimental, genetically-modified (GM) wheat. Rothamsted Research says it is “disappointed” that the transgenic crop, known as “whiffy wheat,” utterly failed to deter aphids, succumbing to the same amount... »

Majority of world’s largest aquifers are being drained at unsustainable rate, NASA data show

Thursday, July 16, 2015
By Paul Martin

by: J. D. Heyes NaturalNews.com Thursday, July 16, 2015 New data gathered by NASA satellites indicate that most of the world’s largest underground aquifers, sources of water for hundreds of millions of people, are being depleted at speedy rates. The data, according to The Washington Post, provide the most compelling and detailed picture yet... »

Bird Flu Cost the US $3.3 Billion and Worse Could Be Coming

Thursday, July 16, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Maryn McKenna NationalGeographic.com July 15, 2015 It’s been almost a month since a case of avian influenza was detected in poultry in the central United States. So it might seem that the epidemic—which over several months caused the destruction of 49.5 million chickens and turkeys—can safely be considered over. But in fact, it... »

Deadly, drug-resistant superbugs now being found in meat products

Thursday, July 16, 2015
By Paul Martin

by: Jennifer Lilley NaturalNews.com Thursday, July 16, 2015 MRSA, or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, has been a concerning health topic, and for good reason. The superbug is a drug-resistant strain of Staph that infects hundreds of thousands of Americans annually, ultimately killing several thousand of them — and that’s not even taking into consideration the... »

Russia says NO to GMO seeds; aims for food supply that’s ‘cleanest in the world’

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
By Paul Martin

by: Ethan A. Huff NaturalNews.com Wednesday, July 15, 2015 The future of agriculture in Russia won’t involve genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), says the country’s Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich. In order to preserve the quality and integrity of its food supply, Russia plans to stick with growing methods that protect the soil and boost yields... »

Why factory farming will ultimately lead to mass global starvation

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
By Paul Martin

by: Daniel Barker NaturalNews.com Wednesday, July 15, 2015 One of the biggest challenges we face is how to create a sustainable means of feeding ourselves as the population continues to increase. The current approach relies heavily on factory farming to supply meat and dairy products for human consumption, but these systems are completely unsustainable... »

When The Trucks Stop Delivering, ‘The System’ Will Collapse

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
By Paul Martin

The Sleuth Journal July 14, 2015 Collectively speaking, most Americans take for granted the system in place to deliver essential supplies to their area. “The system,” an underlying infrastructure that keeps goods, services and commerce in America flowing creates a sense of normalcy and order. Food, water, gasoline and medications are just a few... »

Food Stamp Recipients Exceed 45 Million for Four Years

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
By Paul Martin

By Joshua Krause ActivistPost.com Tuesday, July 14, 2015 With the fall of China’s stock market and the deteriorating situation in Greece, it seems like the world is preparing to experience another systemic economic collapse. But as the alternative media has been warning for years, the problems of the last crisis have yet to be... »

All poultry sales banned in in NC due to bird flu outbreak

Friday, July 10, 2015
By Paul Martin

by: Daniel Barker NaturalNews.com Friday, July 10, 2015 North Carolina authorities have announced a ban on all sales of live poultry, effective beginning August 15, 2015. The ban also applies to public livestock shows and poultry sales, such as the poultry exhibit at the North Carolina State Fair, which traditionally takes place each October.... »

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