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Two weeks ago an EF-5 tornado hammered Moore, Oklahoma. 33,000 residents were left affected and 24 lost their lives. With only minutes to flee their homes or take cover, these residents were left with very little time to grab food, water, and other daily necessities. After being heartbroken by the devastation, eFoodDirect decided to step… Read more »


Dust Bowl

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Tornado season is here, which means people are devastated all over the country. Families in Moore, Oklahoma that were hit recently with the large tornado that destroyed their homes and families. The disaster efforts have been huge. Everyone in the country has rallied together to help them rebuild their homes. Families who were prepared with… Read more »


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These days, you almost have to be looking for announcements that some of your local produce has been contaminated with the E. coli bacteria, though outbreaks continue to occur with disturbing frequency. Back in 2006, it was big news when 205 people were found to have been poisoned from pre-packaged spinach. Since then, similar incidents… Read more »


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If you thought it disconcerting that horse meat was found in hamburgers sold in the United Kingdom, consider the hapless South Africans. Last month, citizens of that former Dutch colony learned that the great majority of beef burgers and sausage sold in grocery stores there were found to contain the flesh of donkey, goat and… Read more »


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Like a lot of folks, I don’t have much extra cash lying around, but when I saw the price of silver drop last month to nearly $23.00 an ounce, I knew I had to find a way to get some while the getting was good. Some financial “experts” seemed almost giddy in reporting how the… Read more »


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In the 1980s, we heard stories about a so-called “Welfare Queen” pulling in $150,000 a year at the expense of the gullible taxpayer. And while the existence of that woman turned out to be a myth, there is a class of persons currently scamming the welfare system to their own advantage. You guessed it: politicians…. Read more »


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When I was a young disc jockey working at a radio station in a mid-sized American city, the News Director left for greener pastures and I was promoted to his position. Not only was my new title prestigious, the job was a lot easier. My duties consisted of watching the news coming off the teletype,… Read more »


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The severe drought that was all the news last summer is now making itself known all over again in the prices you’re paying for food this spring. As Forbes Magazine reported last September: “This year’s drought has been the worst since the 1950s. Farmland that was scorched by July was truly desiccated a month later,… Read more »


Somebody stop that kid!

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When I was visiting my husband’s grandparents in Missouri last summer, we got to hear first hand about the problems that drought was causing for the farmers. Rain had been scarce, and they were about to lose much of the corn crop due to lack of water during pollination. Scarcity like this drives up food… Read more »


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Just over a week ago, the world was shocked to hear the news of the Cypriots’ proposed banking deal.  In Cyprus the banks are failing, and in order to receive a bailout, Cyprus is required to fund most of their bailout.  Initially, the plan was to take a small percentage of all money held on… Read more »