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How secure in our food supply?

Conditions cry out for a national food folicy, one that recognizes the modern reality of unstable world food supplies in a finite world under increasing human pressure. We need food for our bellies, not our gas habitat. It seems to take chaos before government reacts.
Soaring fuel prices, weather-related crop problems, market greed, increased demand from the burgeoning middle classes in India and China and the push to grow corn and wheat for ethanol fuels are among the factors cited as contributing to the crisis.

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