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The Food Domino Effect

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Touch the Soil News #473 Hitting the news recently is a classic example of a food domino effect. Destabilizing effects in the “pork” food chain have created a domino effect between the United Kingdom, China and even the United States as they are all connected to the “pork” food chain. The world’s food chain – hinged together by the financial world – did not historically behave like standing dominoes at risk of being pushed over. Following are some of the reasons why the risk of a food domino effect is so high today: Corporate financial wizardry embraces “just in time” inventories. This means grocery stores and entire cities bring in…

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