food supply attacks

Terrorism That Could Hit Our Bread Basket

by Diane Dimond on November 16, 2009

Contaminated Feed, Contaminated Beef

Contaminated Feed, Contaminated Beef

My husband says I worry too much. Naturally, I don’t agree. But there I was at the grocery store the other day and my mind began to work overtime.

Given the nature of the work I do – writing about crime and justice – I admit my brain doesn’t necessarily think like other people’s brains.

As I went about spending $271.52, which took a while, I noticed an unattended child in the cookie aisle. Fast as a cat he opened a bag, snatched a cookie and shoved it in his mouth. He then expertly sealed up the package again lickedy-split. No one was the wiser except for me.

In retrospect I think I should have stopped the boy, demanded he take me to his mother, been part of the ‘village’ that it takes to raise our children correctly. Honestly, there just wasn’t time, he was that fast.

The kid’s actions left me with the feeling that terrorist attacks on our food supply could also happen that fast. [click to continue…]

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