Just happened to see this on the news (Bing) and it's something I hadn't really thought of. I know a lot of people are hitting the food banks hard, but still, it's something to think about. Figured it'd go better here than in the gardening section...
What this says to me is, I'm NOT going to be getting my chicken via Tysons.
Just wanted to drop in and ask a quick question. I'm planning on buying a large quantity of this stuff.....i've got to run the numbers on our usage level, but i'd like to buy 10 years worth of supply, and if I have more room, going for longer. I know this stuff is supposed to last "forever"...
One of the nation's top meat companies has issued a warning that there could be a shortage at grocery stores nationwide due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
In a full page...
Couple of headlines on Drudge. On the one hand, there's a story that we are all going to have to get used to food rationing in the future:
Then, a couple stories down, a Minnesota farmer put down 61,000 chickens...
Things don't look good. Farmers are going to be killing off their piglets because there simply isn't a market.
Remainder on link.
News report on food loss / wastage in USA
Billions of dollars worth of food is going to waste as growers and producers from California to Florida are facing a massive surplus of highly...
Dollar General is getting ready to do inventory. During inventory they will not receive extra shipments. I was told the Dollar General store near me will get one shipment over the next two weeks.
Went by a local Dollar General store to pick up a few odds and ends. While I was there an...
New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo declared a state of emergency in New York on Saturday. Now it is just a matter of time before people in major cities start panic buying.
Unless Coronavirus dies down fast, we are going to see millions of people panic...
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.
Is anyone else seeing this?
People in downtown Manhattan are digging through dumpsters for food,
Three days and people are digging through dumpsters,,, I do not have the words.
I think we should all think a little more about bumping up our efforts on Food stockpiling. I watch a lot of Farm Futures shows in the mornings on the RFD channel. And with the domestic reports coming in. we may be in for a really bad year. Draught conditions are already creating a problem with...
Iraq has decided to buy rice from India, instead of buying from the US.
Haiti, which usually only buys rice from the US is looking at cheaper options.
If you are looking to stockpile rice, keep an eye on the prices. The time to...
I took the family shopping this weekend to stock up on our food stores. Between three different stores I spent over $700.
When we went to Walmart I saw depleted stocks of cheese, dairy products, butter and other items in that section like yogurt.
But then we went on to see depleted stocks of...
Beef prices are at an all time high.
Now for the bad news, the prices might get worse. "If", keep that word in mind, if we have another drought in 2012, look for beef prices to go up even more.
Beef Prices Hit Record Highs Amid 'Perfect Storm' Of Drought, Foreign Demand
Also, due to the...
Reuters article about how the world population is growing faster then the production of food, energy and safe drinking water can keep up.
Its not just developing nations that face these issues. With recent...
As I am sitting here watching the news, there is little voice in the back of my head telling me the US is going to hit rock bottom. Unless Ron Paul gets elected, things are just going to continue to get worse. GOD help us if someone like mit or rick perry gets elected, because they are not going...