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NaturalNews – Jonathan Benson – ‘Peak Food’ Production Now A Reality As Corporate Chemical Agriculture Continues To Fall Apart – 20 February 2015

NaturalNewss Logo-April-2014(NaturalNews) The failures of agricultural monocropping are on full display following the release of a new report suggesting that humanity may have reached or even exceeded “peak food” production — that is, a crest in the overall growth rate of foods produced in some 21 staple categories including eggs, meat and vegetables.

A team of researchers from Yale University, Michigan State University (MSU) and the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research in Germany looked at global food production data in each of these categories and came to the startling conclusion that population growth around the world now outpaces production growth in a number of different food categories. Continue reading