FOOD ""CRISIS by Roy C. Hendrickson


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There isn't any -- such are his conclusions, after an analysis of the food situation which proves that there may be shortages of what we should like, but not of of what we need. The inter-relating, ten conflicting prerequisites of the food job, with the demands of the military, of Europe, of a civilian population consuming more than ever before, appraised. He shows that only 10% of our production went out under Lease-Lend, small return for Russia's manpower. He indicates the errors in separating price ceilings and rationing, and feels that rationing has not eliminated the distribution problem. He recognizes the necessity of a controlled and balanced agriculture, a curtailment of livestock until food supplies are augmented, he summarizes the dangers in shortages, the need for revision. He tells how the job is done in Britain, in Germany, in the last war. He makes convincing rebuttal of Bromfield's scarehead in Reader's Digest-and pays tribute to the work accomplished.

Pub Date: Nov. 19th, 1943
Publisher: Doubleday, Doran