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  1. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    Local grocery store limiting purchases of eggs to 3 dozen. I guess the egg shortage is here due to avian viruses killing millions of chickens reported on the forum. http://kxan.com/2015/06/04/h-e-b-limiting-number-of-eggs-you-can-buy-amid-shortage/ Is anyone else seeing this?
  2. Urban Survival
    I'm currently living on a small island troubled by social unrest. For 20 days the population has been striking and demonstrating against the high price of food on our island as opposed to other local islands. I actually live in a smaller island next to the «*mainland*» (which is 25 by 15 miles)...
  3. Food and water
    I just watched a bad show on MSNBC about 2012 preppers. 90% of it was useless information but there was one small part that got my attention. They were talking to a guy who sells food stock piles for people's shelters and he said that lately he is having trouble getting the product out to...
  4. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    Came across this today, looks like a nice exacerbation to our rising food concerns, both domestically and globally. Hope not, but the headlines sure paint a dark picture, do they not? Anyone out there feel this is a real threat or more hype? In particular, is there anyone from that area that...
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    "Looming food crisis showing on our shelves" (from "The Age" Australian news) http://www.theage.com.au/national/looming-food-crisis-showing-on-our-shelves-20110402-1csl3.html Interestingly a whole article on food shortage in one of the most read newspapers in the country. I do have some...
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Whats up with this food shortage? I don't see any credible sources for this. Everything I see here are theories and "my buddy said". The links that have been posted are to some off brand news sites that reminds me of the national inquirer. I buy a a few extra food cans a month but to full out...
  7. Urban Survival
    After bugging in for four days due to inclement weather and icy roads, We ventured out yesterday since the roads had mostly cleared after over 80 continuous hours of freezing temperatures and snow/ice. One of the last places we went to yesterday was a Super Target near our home. We were not...
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Celente thinks so. http://www.lewrockwell.com/celente/celente48.1.html
  9. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    By National Inflation Association July 13, 2010 The National Inflation Association today issued a warning to all Americans that empty store shelves will likely be coming to America as a result of government price controls during the upcoming hyperinflationary crisis. This morning, NIA released...
  10. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Apparently officials are concerned that the ash from the volcanic eruption may disrupt food supplies in some parts of the world because of the inability of airlines to make flights. I also heard reports last night that the people who are watching it think there is the possibility that the...
  11. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    The Coming Food Shortage: Potash as Fuel for Food The power of population is indefinitely greater than the power in the earth to produce subsistence for man.– Thomas Robert Malthus...
  12. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I found this posted on the Ron Paul Forum. I thought it, and some of the links were very intersting. How to Prepare for and Survive the Coming Food Shortage You’ve been warned in the news. It’s all over the place. Food prices are going up. In part, this is because of a falling dollar. In...
  13. Urban Survival
    I went to the local Hannaford's lasat night to get stuff so my brother could make stuffed cabbage. Do to a 'bad shipment' the were completely out of baby carrots. Do to 'heavy rains' they were completely out of large watermelons (and had a sign saying the small ones may have a 'hollow heart')...
  14. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Saw this interesting article. If you don't have enough food put away this article should motivate you! Seeking Alpha ^ | May 26, 2009 | Andrew Mickey Saudi Arabia just announced it was shutting down half of its oil production. It also says it will keep the capacity shut down for at least...
  15. General Discussion
    The S has hit the fan. Follow this link and watch the CBS news clip. Some highlights- 40 million people currently undergoing a "food emegency." International food bank has a $ 500 million deficit Civil unrest currently in 33 countries "A hungry man is an angry man."...
  16. Urban Survival
    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20081023/ap_on_re_as/as_nkorea_food_shortage#full SEOUL, South Korea – The U.N. food agency has warned that millions of North Koreans could face starvation, but a South Korean official said Thursday that Seoul has not decided whether to respond to a request for food...
  17. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Just received this from Mountain House since I'm on their mailing list: Dear Valued Customers: We regret to inform you Oregon Freeze Dry cannot satisfy all Mountain House #10 can orders and we have removed #10 cans from our website temporarily. The reason for this is sales of #10 cans have...
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