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The threat to our food is here to stay
Our food supply is facing violent shocks — pandemic, war, and floods. And the threat to food security is unprecedented.
Underpinning the problem is the catastrophe of climate change, which will impact not only us but our neighbours too — creating implications for national security.
Foodsecurity: is Europe ready to face the next crises?
From day one of the Covid pandemic, the strength of Europe’s food supply lines and delivery systems were tested to the full. At the beginning there were occasional instances of panic buying, but as fears of shortages evaporated these fizzled out.
There were moments too where individual member states abandoned the principle of collective action and took matters into their own hands to protect their populations. But ooverall, established supply chains worked well and the trucks kept on rolling.