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Glickman: Food system won't be disrupted by Y2K bug

WASHINGTON -- Americans who go grocery shopping at the start of the new year aren't likely to find any food shortages due to the Year 2000 computer problem, Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman said Friday. "The basic foods Americans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/06/tec_252590.shtml
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Russia creates food reserve

...periods in its history," Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov said Wednesday. A two-month economic crisis has not caused food shortages, and no serious problems are anticipated. But with food imports falling sharply and the grain harvest likely to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/15/bus_241907.shtml
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Fight for freedom

...people. He instituted communal farming and shipped grain and food items out of the country, resulting in massive food shortages.Though millions of people died, his attempt at destroying that spirit failed. If anything, he ingrained a sense...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-02-01/fight-freedom
Bottom Line: Sandy's aftermath

...sometimes tearful pleas have been seen from residents suffering for more than a week from cold, lack of fuel, water and food shortages, housing and transportation dilemmas and otherwise chaotic conditions.By saying all the right things and being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-11-06/bottom-line-sandys-af
Venezuela reminds us that not every land is the land of plenty

...the South American country have gone from "bad" to "yep, still bad."The media recently have been reporting food shortages ? staples such as milk, butter, coffee, sugar, corn meal and cooking oil.Now the Catholic Church in Venezuela has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/joe-hotchkiss-columns/2013-06-02/venezuela-
Shortage of love will cause our souls to starve

...their government's subsidized bread every day. Yet, bakeries cannot provide enough bread. Rising food prices and food shortages make acquiring food a daily hardship for millions of Egyptians. The need for food helped push Egypt into riotous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2011-03-04/shortage-love-will-cause
Foreign loans like a short-term 'high,' Moscow mayor says

...economy and see the country through the winter without food shortages or other disasters, he said. Finance Minister Mikhail...in imported foods have raised concerns. No serious food shortages are expected this winter, but the government has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/22/bus_242516.shtml
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Cure worse than the disease

...creating another, bigger problem. We're already seeing the calamitous unrest all over the world stemming from food shortages, most notably in Haiti, where six people were killed during nine days of rioting. The already thorny politics of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/22/edi_195862.shtml
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Russia seeks foreign cash, not chickens and pork

...subsidize deliveries of chicken and pork to prevent food shortages in Russia this winter and avert social unrest. The...authorities expected to get some money." No serious food shortages are expected in Russia this winter, although the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/21/bus_242431.shtml
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Russia lowers import taxes on food, drugs to fill stores

...Still, Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov went on national television Tuesday to assure Russians there would be no food shortages this winter. To accomplish this, First Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Maslyukov said the government would soon lift...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/08/bus_241204.shtml
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