Food Insecurity

The average American consumes around 2000 pounds of food per year while those in third world countries are lucky to see one-tenth of that amount in their dietary intake. This imbalance of access to our planet resources has started to put a strain on the food producing industry that has to grow more in a shorter period of time than mother nature, Genetically engineered food is now common as developing nations now want more choices in food that they eat. The food is larger but with far less nutrients of organically grown food. As more and more people leave the rural life for the big cities around the globe they become totally dependent on the current food production system. If there was a run on grocery stores no matter where we live there would be s shortage of food within hours.

It is said that we are nine meals from being rational human beings to basic thoughts of survival of the fittest. Most of us will not last very long in a situation of starvation on a daily basis. One can buy pre-packaged food with a shelf life of at least twenty-five years. The only problem with that is storing those emergency rations. Growing at least some of our own food is something from the past that is now coming back for those with the land needed. There has to be some changes in the way the food we eat is rationed out in the future or things will get ugly in those future food lines.

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About serius1058

I am a 64year old male. I live in California. I continute to blog as a way to give my opinion on things that I read about. I am a baby boomer and I feel that because of the life I have experienced, and the times we are living through the need to be examined with a critical eye. I feel this is my purpose in life. Live,learn, and comment. I will attempt to make this happen.
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