As droughts expand and water supplies shrivel, is a world water war inevitable?

(This coldtruth.com special report is a follow up to last week’s story on dirty water.) If your neighbor had plenty of water but you hadn’t enough to keep your family, your livestock and your crops alive, would you fight for … Continue reading

As money becomes tighter, organic food becomes expendable for many.

I’ve been hearing from organic food producers, especially dairy farmers, who say that after years of soaring growth and markets for all they can produce, the reality of dealing with rough economic times is painfully hitting home. (c) photo by … Continue reading

Midwest flooding will hike food prices

The images on TV are dramatic and painful to watch, with houses piling up behind bridges as flood waters continue to rampage through much of the Midwest. Ag experts anticipate massive distruction to the nation’s corn supply as well as concerns about the area’s huge livestock operations.

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Good food? Grow it or buy it locally

According to the Market Free News, earlier this year economic students at Seattle University tallied prices over a two-week period at two groceries � Whole Foods and QVC � and at the farmers market in Seattle’s University District. To the surprise of many, the prices for the locally produced produces from the farmers cost less than at the two chain stories. For example, a pound of fruits and veggies at the farmers market was $2.37, at Whole Foods $2.59 and at QVC, $2.97.

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How much of your food is GMO?

Monsanto, which has a chokehold on the world’s use of genetically modified seeds, is now using its extensive network of lawyers and lobbyists to pressure state agriculture agencies not to allow milk producers to label dairy products as not coming from cows fed with GM food or bovine growth hormone.

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