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The UN is warning of a food shortage crisis and drawing up plans for food rations which will hit even middle-class suburban populations as inflation and economic uncertainty causes the prices of staple food commodities to skyrocket.
Originally posted by flice
Fear mongering? From UN through PP...
To be honest I haven't noticed any significant rise in food prices? Not 60% atleast...
Originally posted by rcwj75
Dang...I have to start paying attention to my grocery bill..lol. When your single and no kids the reciept ends up in the trash and the worries don't hit home like they should.
Now thank god I got my MRE stash..lol Maybe i'll invest in a few more cases.
Is this a way to interject fear...sure is...is it a reality...I don't think so...atleast not yet. Could it become reality...the downslope we are on as a country, and with the population of this planet exploding...oh boy...it could get interesting!!!
She told the business daily that the WFP was "seeing a new face of hunger in which people are being priced out of the food market" with hunger now "affecting a wide range of countries", pointing to Indonesia, Yemen and Mexico in particular.
Originally posted by Quazga
Given that they just recalled 143 million lbs of beef, and the other issues we've had with our food system, I think this is more than just injecting fear.