Food Wars

Explosion Of Fujian H5N2 In Turkey Farms In US Midwest

Friday, April 10, 2015
By Paul Martin

Recombinomics.com April 10, 2015 The above April 9 APHIS list cites the reported farm H5N2 outbreaks since March 4. Unlike the prior reports, which were in the administrative Pacific Flyway and involved H5N2 and H5N8 (including both commercial farms which involved H5N8 infections in California) as well as H5N1 in a wild bird in... »

“If they control seed, they control food. They know it. It’s strategic. Its more powerful than bombs. Its more powerful than guns. This is the best way to control the populations of the world” – Vandana Shiva on Monsanto

Thursday, April 9, 2015
By Paul Martin

Investmentwatchblog.com April 9th, 2015 Published on Aug 2, 2014 Today in India Monsanto controls nearly all of the cotton seed market forcing the locals to buy its seeds that is four times higher than conventional varieties Genetically engineered crops and food products pose a threat to your health, resistance to disease, soil, and the... »

The future is terrifying for farmers during California’s historic thousand-year drought

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
By Paul Martin

SENA CHRISTIAN, ENSIA BusinessInsider.com APR. 8, 2015 On a warm March afternoon, farmer Cannon Michael walks alongside wheat fields adjacent to his house in Los Banos, in California’s Central Valley. Most of these fields won’t be watered again this year. “Wheat’s not a glamorous crop, but it makes a lot of bread,” Michael quips.... »

Strapped Americans Headed for “Civil Unrest and Riots,” With Poor Spending 60% on Bare Essentials

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
By Paul Martin

Mac Slavo April 8th, 2015 SHFTplan.com It is clear that the economic realities falling upon the masses in America are driving us towards a crisis point. Even with substantial government subsidies, the bottom 10% of Americans are beyond struggling, spending more than 60% of their meager incomes on the bare essentials. According to the... »

US Agribusiness, GMOs and the Plundering of the Planet

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
By Paul Martin

RINF.com Apr 7, 2015 Small family/peasant farms produce most of the world’s food. They form the bedrock of global food production. Yet they are being squeezed onto less than a quarter of the planet’s farmland. The world is fast losing farms and farmers through the concentration of land into the hands of rich and... »

California Water Authorities Using Smart Meter Data as Evidence to Impose Fines

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
By Paul Martin

Melissa Melton Activist Post.com Wednesday, April 8, 2015 The smart grid isn’t coming. It’s already here. Everywhere people’s houses are being fitted if they already haven’t with smart electric meters and smart water meters. These meters communicate real-time usage data via radio frequency (which comes with its own set of health problems). Essentially, consumption... »

Ground beef prices hit another record high as economy circles the drain

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
By Paul Martin

by: J. D. Heyes NaturalNews.com Wednesday, April 08, 2015 The price of ground beef just set another record high in recent days, as a combination of factors including the 2012 drought, which caused ranchers to dramatically thin herds, contribute to its doubling in price since 2010. As reported by CNS News, the average ground... »

Corporate agriculture is destroying national sovereignty and increasing risk of global starvation

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
By Paul Martin

by: L.J. Devon NaturalNews.com Tuesday, April 07, 2015 According to The Guardian, the United Kingdom’s growing population is bound to face food shortages within the next generation. As self-sufficiency is surrendered away to the demands of corporate monoculture, the people not only lose touch with their food but become dependent on a select agricultural... »

H5N2 hits two more Minnesota turkey farms

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
By Paul Martin

Robert Roos CIDRAP News Apr 06, 2015 The highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N2 virus has struck two more turkey farms in central Minnesota, the sixth and seventh ones in the state to be hit in a little more than a month, federal and state officials announced today. One outbreak occurred in Stearns County—which... »

Food prices to rise as California water restrictions cause farmer cutbacks

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
By Paul Martin

RT.com April 07, 2015 As California’s multi-year drought rages on, consumers in the rest of the United States may soon be feeling the pinch at the grocery store as farmers around California reduce water and plant fewer crops. California, sometimes called the ‘nation’s salad bowl’, is the country’s largest producer of grapes, kiwis, olives,... »

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