Here is a great article to read and consider.
Food for thought you might say…
The Food Crisis War Endgame
Aug 04, 2011 – 05:55 AM
More than 150 nations run a deficit on their food trade – they import more food than export it. The food deficit is worse than the oil deficit, measured by global food import dependence.
… the primary nature of our crisis prone and dangeroulsy incompetent ruling political and corporate elites. They want food shortage, to exercise political and commercial power, and they also want population growth, for cheap labor and growing markets – but refuse to understand this is a zero sum game. Literally, the growing population will eat up the food surpluses – and neither a worker nor a consumer of T-shirts and cellphones is much use when they do not have enought to eat.
… This is the danger: recession will come. Oil prices will drop, even gold edges down a little – maybe – but food prices stay high and dangerous. They can, could or might even continue rising in global economic recession, drastically multiplying the social stress and damage from recession.