Throughout history, famine has been used by tyrants to punish and control populations.
From a news report on Friday:
“Smithfield Foods announced in a news release Friday that it is ceasing all harvest and processing operations in Vernon, California, early next year and plans to “align its hog production system by reducing its sow herd in its Western region.”
That includes decreasing its sow herd in west-central Utah and potentially exiting its farms in Arizona and California, according to Smithfield Foods. The company said it is taking those steps due to the ‘escalating cost of doing business in California.'”
That is a loss of 250 jobs in Beaver County, Utah alone – but couple that with all the “accidents” at food processing facilities around the country and a picture is beginning to develop.
Companies are being costed out of operation and we are already facing relatively minor food shortages. Our…
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