Brittle US food supply chains need a rethink as weather takes its toll on crops

Increasingly frequent extreme weather events and supply chain disruptions are affecting the flow of food to US markets, resulting in a rising call for fundamental changes.
In May, cherry growers in the US Pacific north-west were on course for a bumper crop, but the heat that afflicted the region in June took a toll on the harvest.
According to recent estimates, the region will still produce an average-size crop, but 20% lower …

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