Irradiated Foods

In the UK, irradiated foods are already ‘available’ to the consumer. There is a difference, though, they are LABELED. They are labeled in the stores AND on the menus.  Now either the FDA thinks that Americans are stupid, or apathetic about their own health...

Tomato recalls and saving money

Have you seen the prices of tomatoes in the store lately? Wow! Now that is AFTER they have been back on the market following a mass recall.  There is something wrong when produce, fresh, simple, whole produce gets recalled. It’s not like it’s a...

Views differ on cause of rising food prices

Several months ago, in fact almost a year ago, our household began to notice trends and almost foresee that there was a looming shortage of food even in the ‘civilized Western World’ or at best the signs of pending inflation of food prices.  It is no...

Food shortage and food prices – the long haul.

In an April 7th, article of the New York Times, the author ends with these words after going down the list of causes both in and out of our control about the shortage of food: “But it’s not clear how much can be done. Cheap food, like cheap oil, may be a thing...

The greatest threats to our food supply.

Exactly what are the greatest threats to our food supply?  Are plagues, flood, disease or fire running rampant on our crops?  Sadly the answer to that is no; no such act of God is the actual threat to our food supply…at least not yet.  It is my humble opinion...