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Report: Food Prices Skyrocket: “We’re Going to Have a Major Problem Coming Into the Fall”
SHTF Plan ^ | 5/14/14 | Mac Slavo

Posted on 05/14/2014 4:32:58 PM PDT by Kartographer

The Producer Price Index made available by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics this morning has now confirmed those fears. Consumers are seeing an immediate impact to their wallets in the form of food price inflation and in all likelihood the trend will continue going forward.

These latest numbers are serious. So much so that according to Zero Hedge, “the last time food prices spiked by this much in one month, the resulting Arab Spring wave of revolutions tumbled governments across north Africa and the middle east.”

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Food it's what's for dinner, that is if you can afford it!
1 posted on 05/14/2014 4:32:58 PM PDT by Kartographer
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To: appalachian_dweller; OldPossum; DuncanWaring; VirginiaMom; CodeToad; goosie; kalee; ...

Preppers’ PING!!


2 posted on 05/14/2014 4:33:30 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Kartographer

But thank God we have no inflation... lol


3 posted on 05/14/2014 4:33:30 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: GeronL

I decided to improve my family’s budget by removing mortgage and utility payments from the equation. I feel so much better now, running a surplus. Why didn’t I think of this sooner?

PS: Bank & power company are messing things up because they still expect to get paid. How uncooperative!


4 posted on 05/14/2014 4:37:29 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: GeronL

Necessities like electronics and sporting goods hold firm. :-)


5 posted on 05/14/2014 4:37:59 PM PDT by CommieCutter ("For an idea to be too simplistic, it must first be proven wrong" --Thomas Sowell)
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To: Kartographer

#Embrace the suck.


6 posted on 05/14/2014 4:39:12 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: Kartographer

Look for Obama to propose raising benefits to help the poor stretch their hard-earned EBT and SNAP dollars.


7 posted on 05/14/2014 4:39:25 PM PDT by digger48
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To: ChildOfThe60s

They are violating your rights to free stuff


8 posted on 05/14/2014 4:39:47 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Kartographer

Food inflation has already happened. Check the prices anywhere you buy food


9 posted on 05/14/2014 4:40:17 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Kartographer

I might have to eat my Y2K beans and rice.


10 posted on 05/14/2014 4:40:32 PM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: Kartographer

Good god! Somebody call Wash DC and get the EBT amounts adjusted up!


11 posted on 05/14/2014 4:42:00 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: Nifster
Food inflation has already happened. Check the prices anywhere you buy food

Prices are steady - the boxes are just getting smaller.

12 posted on 05/14/2014 4:42:56 PM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: Nifster

Even hamburger, which not too long ago could be had for $1.00/lb is now close to $5.00. That’s 500% inflation.


13 posted on 05/14/2014 4:43:13 PM PDT by Kenny500c
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To: Nifster

Beef is getting priced out of my picture. Astronomical. Haven’t had fish with scales in a year - and now shrimp is scarce. What a world. Obama must be smiling.


14 posted on 05/14/2014 4:43:27 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: mountainlion

If you had some, but my guess is you’ll be wishing you actually had some in a year or so.


15 posted on 05/14/2014 4:43:53 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Kartographer

repost

From 2010: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2431782/posts


16 posted on 05/14/2014 4:43:53 PM PDT by Southack (The one thing preppers need from the 1st World? http://tinyurl.com/ktfwljc .)
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To: Pollster1

Bread is up, eggs are up, fruits and veggies are up, meat is up


17 posted on 05/14/2014 4:44:32 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Pollster1

lol

That is getting really noticeable lately


18 posted on 05/14/2014 4:44:52 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Kartographer

But thank heavens there is no inflation! My social security increase from 2013 to 2014 is guaranteeing me that inflation is negligible! I trust our government, especially king Barack. /S


19 posted on 05/14/2014 4:45:01 PM PDT by entropy12 (I am sick of people who think Obama is no worse than Romney, as bad as Mitt was.)
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To: Kenny500c

Eat more beans and rice. It is actually better for you than artery clogging beef.


20 posted on 05/14/2014 4:46:15 PM PDT by entropy12 (I am sick of people who think Obama is no worse than Romney, as bad as Mitt was.)
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To: Kartographer

Does this mean that my food stamp money will be increased? </ sarc>


21 posted on 05/14/2014 4:47:18 PM PDT by stirrinthepuddin
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To: entropy12

Leave my beef alone!


22 posted on 05/14/2014 4:47:23 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Pollster1

yeah...just like my social security checks are steady...they just buy a lot less at the grocery store.


23 posted on 05/14/2014 4:47:25 PM PDT by entropy12 (I am sick of people who think Obama is no worse than Romney, as bad as Mitt was.)
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To: Kartographer
From the article.....continued degradation of the U.S. dollar.

Wait till July 1st. when HR#2847 becomes law.

24 posted on 05/14/2014 4:48:07 PM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/2001 and 9/11/2012: NEVER FORGET.)
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To: GeronL

Anyone ask Michelle Obama what the price of milk is lately?


25 posted on 05/14/2014 4:48:30 PM PDT by milagro (There is no peace in appeasement!)
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To: milagro

store brand, on sale?

still too much


26 posted on 05/14/2014 4:49:07 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Kartographer
Pastor Lindsy Williams may not be 100% accurate with the info he has shared publicly that he says comes from one of the ruling elite insiders but he was right on with this food price spike 2 years ago. He said he was told that food will remain available in the US but unaffordable for many if not most.
27 posted on 05/14/2014 4:50:01 PM PDT by drypowder
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To: Kartographer

It’ll get much worse as the effects of the California water situation are made clear to shoppers by August.


28 posted on 05/14/2014 4:51:40 PM PDT by NVDave
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To: miss marmelstein

When I stroll by the meat and fish cases the clerk will ask if he can help me. I tell him no, just window shopping. I buy chicken breasts when they are on sale and sometimes inexpensive pork cutlets. Ground beef is even way too expensive.


29 posted on 05/14/2014 4:51:52 PM PDT by heylady
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To: GeronL

When I turned Medicare age, a funny thing happened...
I lost desire to eat beef and pork. In my 20’s & 30’s
I could’nt get enough of prime ribs which were so good in the mid-west back in the 60’s & 70’s. You could cut it with a fork. The tastiest steak I ever tasted was cooked by a farming family in Iowa. Beef does’nt taste the same anymore.


30 posted on 05/14/2014 4:53:09 PM PDT by entropy12 (I am sick of people who think Obama is no worse than Romney, as bad as Mitt was.)
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To: Nifster

As Algore used to say of the superior-in-comparison Bush economy, everything that should be up is down. and everything that should be down is up.


31 posted on 05/14/2014 4:54:56 PM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: GeronL

“But thank God we have no inflation... lol”

that’s only the half of it. on cnbc today, they were welcoming new inflation as a boost to stock prices. I almost couldn’t believe the way were rooting for inflation.


32 posted on 05/14/2014 4:55:32 PM PDT by willywill
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To: ChildOfThe60s

Why are you worried?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P36x8rTb3jI


33 posted on 05/14/2014 4:55:35 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: entropy12

interesting

I do like beans and potatoes


34 posted on 05/14/2014 4:55:39 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: heylady

Oranges in Florida are eight bucks a bag—and not a large bag either.


35 posted on 05/14/2014 4:55:48 PM PDT by 4Runner
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To: willywill

The world has gone crazy


36 posted on 05/14/2014 4:56:19 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: stirrinthepuddin

Probably not. But you can rest assured millions more people will become eligible to receive food stamps. I am seeing more and more of them at the grocery store.


37 posted on 05/14/2014 4:56:21 PM PDT by entropy12 (I am sick of people who think Obama is no worse than Romney, as bad as Mitt was.)
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To: willywill

I guess they think Zimbabwe is the model to follow


38 posted on 05/14/2014 4:56:51 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Kartographer

Taking a toll on the White House too.

Time to relieve the tension with another $10 million dollar vacation.


39 posted on 05/14/2014 4:58:14 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Malaysia Flight MH370 Black Box signals reported in Bermuda Triangle)
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To: Pollster1
Prices are steady - the boxes are just getting smaller.

Gonna need a more powerful microscope.

40 posted on 05/14/2014 4:58:15 PM PDT by Ezekiel (All who mourn the destruction of America merit the celebration of her rebirth.)
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To: Kartographer

Bush’s fault?


41 posted on 05/14/2014 4:58:19 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Hillary may have brain damage, but what difference does it make?)
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To: Kartographer

My suggestion would be to also consider buying and storing some long term freeze dried items as well as the standard gardening and canning efforts. My legacy stuff has a 25 year shelf life and the stuff is not bad tasting. It tends to be higher in sodium, a hypertensive no-no, but in a true emergency it`s lite weight and easy to transport.


42 posted on 05/14/2014 5:05:45 PM PDT by nomad
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To: Kartographer

keep this in mind Food stamp recipients have been cut 50.00 to 75.00 at least in the state of Michigan. the state receive less money from the feds as the stimulus money ran out in 2013.. In October a recipent I know went from 125.00 to 92.00, than in December down to 82.00 January to 75.00 and March down to 63.00. The recipient is screaming mad to. the Lifeline sponsored phone he lost the service too. Lower food stamps and no cell phone. The guy is running mad as hell, I told to get a job there are openings every where and he screams welfare gives him enough for rent and car, but why work. I simply rolled my wheelchair away as I sat in the doctors office awaiting the latest chemotherapy results.


43 posted on 05/14/2014 5:06:32 PM PDT by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: Kartographer
keep building up the food reserves - slow but steady.
Even weeks when I'm pressing close to my food budget I can still buy a few extra cans on sale (with coupons, no less!)
44 posted on 05/14/2014 5:06:48 PM PDT by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: Kartographer

Ribeye steak was $9.99 a Lb. tonight at the grocery. But there is no inflation....

Anyone that thinks there is any inflation is an OBVIOUS racist that hate the idea of a black president, right??


45 posted on 05/14/2014 5:07:20 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: miss marmelstein
When your muscles start emerging near your skin, you aren't suffering diet-wise.

At that point, you are healthier than you have ever been.

Go for a walk or a run.

Fat isn't a natural thing...it is loaded with poison.

Get skinny and report back.

46 posted on 05/14/2014 5:08:13 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: Churchillspirit

Enlighten please.


47 posted on 05/14/2014 5:08:54 PM PDT by nomad
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To: hondact200

wow. bbaahhhh....


48 posted on 05/14/2014 5:09:51 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: nomad

I dehydrate and can my own. I don have some can stuff like dry milk though.


49 posted on 05/14/2014 5:11:02 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Kartographer
"When I was your age a Coke like that only cost $15.00"


50 posted on 05/14/2014 5:11:23 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Malaysia Flight MH370 Black Box signals reported in Bermuda Triangle)
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