Tagged food crisis

Organic agriculture and food in Malaysia

I consume organic food, and so does my wife, especially during her pregnancy with our son, Zachary. However, my mom does not eat organic food – ever. She claims organic food actually makes us sicker not healthier. And she got this idea from her medical doctor. What surprises me is the issue of organic food…

Food economics: How and why food prices rise and fall

Patrick Westhoff’s book “The Economics of Food: How Feeding and Fueling the Planet Affects Food Prices” is a fascinating read because it is targeted to non-specialists who desire to understand the recent trend of high food prices in the world. Westhoff uses the food crisis in 2008 as a focal point to explain what factors…

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