Argentina, one of the world's biggest breadbaskets, should be rolling in cash as world food prices soar. Instead, soy, wheat and corn have sat for weeks in silos as farmers protesting new export taxes suspended sales.
African leaders at the U.N. food summit said Thursday that Barack Obama becoming the Democratic presidential nominee was a point of pride and could lead to increased U.S. focus on problems in Africa. In Kenya, where his father was born people gather
Even if you live in an apartment and work long hours, you can still grow some of your own food. Here are detailed instructions on how to build a self-watering container cheaply.
“In our society growing food yourself has become the most radical of acts. It is truly the only effective protest; one that can - and will - overturn the corporate powers that be.”
Video in which the author of Seeds of Deception outlines FDA deception and how this deception promotes GMO and hides the health consequences.
"... it is of utmost importance that an equilibrium be established between the world's total population and the capacity of 'spaceship earth'..." - RIO: Reshaping the International Order, 1976 (p124) The establishment of a W
We drive, they starve. . .The UN says it takes 232kg of corn to fill a 50-litre car tank with ethanol. That is enough to feed a child for a year. Last week, the UN predicted "massacres" unless the biofuel policy is halted.
Setting aside farmland to produce biofuels like ethanol may be partly to blame for driving up world food prices, US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Monday.
How a sinking dollar affects oil prices and then global food prices. The Fed's reckless policies here are causing starvation (by design?) all over the world.
I don't want to alarm anybody, but maybe it's time for Americans to start stockpiling food. You've seen the TV footage of food riots in parts of the developing world. Yes, they're a long way away from the U.S. But most foodstuffs oper
Al Gore Ducks, as a Backlash Builds Against Biofuels
A global rice shortage that has forced China and Vietnam to curb overseas sales of the food staple has reached the San Francisco Bay Area, home of one of the largest concentrations of Asian-Americans in the U.S. Stores....
I don't want to alarm anybody, but maybe it's time for Americans to start stockpiling food. No, this is not a drill. You've seen the TV footage of food riots in parts of the developing world. Yes, they're a long way away from th
Families have been warned that the prices of basic foods will rise steeply again because of acute shortages in commodity markets. Experts said prices of rice, wheat and vegetable oil would rise further, with high prices and shortages here to stay,
At least one Bay Area store is asking customers to hold back on their rice purchases. Costco has posted signs asking customers to follow their regular rice-buying habits. The rice price increase is a result of a domino effect, NBC11's Noelle Wa
Farmers and food executives appealed fruitlessly to federal officials for regulatory steps to limit speculative buying that drives food prices higher. Some Americans are stocking up on staples such as rice, flour and oil in anticipation of high price
Wal-Mart's Sam's Club warehouse division said it is limiting sales of Jasmine, Basmati and long grain white rice "due to recent supply and demand trends." The news came as rice prices surged, with U.S. rice futures hitting an all-ti
Climate change could cause global conflicts as large as the two world wars but lasting for centuries unless the problem is controlled, a leading defense think tank has warned. [give us money]
In addition to "climate change," Mohan blames the failures of capitalism — described as "supply-side responses" to market forces — and the "absence of technological breakthroughs in terms of higher yields from new varieties o
That anger is palpable across the globe. The food crisis is not only being felt among the poor but is also eroding the gains of the working and middle classes, sowing volatile levels of discontent and putting new pressures on fragile governments.
Agribusiness schemes at heart of world hunger.
"Is it a crisis? If we don't do some decent water planning, it could be," said Jack Hoffbuhr, executive director of the American Water Works Association. Rising temperatures due to global warming have increased evaporation rates across
A federal judge has turned aside a challenge from New York restaurants and upheld the city’s rules requiring calories to be posted on some menus. Judge Richard Holwell says in a ruling the law is a reasonable approach to the city’s goal of reducing o
Monsanto already dominates America’s food chain with its genetically modified seeds. Now it has targeted milk production. Just as frightening is its decades-long history of toxic contamination.
147 years ago today, the man who invented the corn flake was born in Battle Creek MI: Will Keith Kellogg.
America's silent killers are deadly, and do not discriminate. They target babies, the elderly, teenagers, young adults, middle-age housewives, and businessmen alike. They poison livestock, pets, and wildlife, and the people behind them deny compl
PG tipped us to this unique labor-saving idea for beer drinkers in a hurry: pizza-flavored beer!
What if the advent of Morgellons Disease has something to do with the ingestion of GMO foods? The timing seems to be rather coincidental, so I did some web research, and here is what I found.
Answer: They are all aware that GMO frankenfood will kill you. What the U.S. does not want you to know.
The rush towards biofuels is threatening world food production and the lives of billions of people, the Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser said, putting himself at odds with ministers committing Britain to large increases in the use of biofuels