03 Jun '13, 9am

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Climate change is an economic tax on the cost of food . Last year’s corn crop was impacted by drought. This year’s by flood. The use of genetically engineered seeds to reduce insect management costs is experiencing record levels of eroding performance resulting in record levels of chemical insecticide use in growing corn that is adding yet another higher cost upon industrial scale farming. Drought that has cut the country’s cattle herd to 1953 levels is driving beef costs higher . The ability of industrialized food to lower food prices has hit a wall of diminishing returns. In addition, super-size proportions have not only contributed to America’s increased waistlines but increased waste with 40 percent of food in America not being eaten . This practice is increasingly out of touch with customers and is a cost that no restaurant can financially absorb. This combination of ...

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