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Financial Failure and Fundamentals: The markets in 2008 and impact on businesses in the food system

2008 was marked by a financial crisis, serious pain from rising costs of energy, and eroding economic fundamentals. Thirty-eight US banks have failed since 2008 began, another 16 in 2009 (FDIC), and “shotgun” acquisitions kept other weak financial institutions from failing. No wonder the American Dialect Society’s 2008 word of the year was “bailout!”... Read more

Food safety in times of economic crisis

According to FAO officials the 2007 food crisis escalated the number of undernourished people to a peak high of 923 million, worldwide. Furthermore, estimates consider that food production must doubles by 2050 in order to secure food for a planet population of nine billion.... Read more