Nashville, TN (PRWEB) August 07, 2013
According to Fox News and other media outlets, the blame for the rise in fast food prices is being placed on the government support of corn-based ethanol.
The bushel price of corn has nearly tripled in the past decade, with 40 percent of the corn grown today going into fuel tanks. As more corn goes to ethanol gas, there is less available for traditional corn-based food products and feed for farm animals, which drives prices up. Lisa Ingram, president of White Castle, says that their cost for beef has increased by 47 percent during that time period.
Food4Patriots, the supplier of emergency food suitable for long-term storage, survival and emergency preparedness, believes that an unanticipated crisis could result in food shortages, higher food prices and poorer food quality. The company launched a product line in July that includes 72-hour, four-week and three-month emergency food kits, selling more than 500,000 adult-sized servings of Food4Patriots survival food to concerned patriots within the first few weeks.
Natural disasters such as Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy have proven that people need to have plenty of food and water stockpiled for long-term emergencies, while tornados, wildfires, floods and other crises have illustrated that people also need short-term supplies of food and water.
The food in these emergency kits can be prepared in less than 20 minutes and require nothing more than boiling water. They’re kept in easy-to-store Mylar pouches, which keep out air, moisture and light. Shelf lives are up to 25 years.
Food4Patriots recommends stocking up on healthy foods that will carry people through an unanticipated crisis that could result in higher food prices, food shortages and poorer food quality. Among the nutritious foods that are part of the Food4Patriots’ 72-hour, four-week and three-month emergency kits are:
Those who order one of the Food4Patriots Emergency Kits will also receive four reports: “Top 10 Items Sold Out After Crisis,” “The Water Survival Guide,” “The Survival Garden Guide” and “How to Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half.”
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