Posted on: Tuesday, February 4, 2020 Food and Agriculture Are Critical Infrastructures but also Domains of Future War FoodSafetyMagazine.com, by: Robert A. Norton and Scott Algeier, February 4, 2020
We often assume our food supply is a constant, incapable of failure. This is mistaken. Our food supply and supporting logistical systems are in fact a system of systems, which is both a blessing and a curse. The blessings are efficiency and economy, which ensure that the U.S. has the most diverse and economical food supply of any nation in the world. The curse is that single-point failures can cause cascading effects, disrupting the entire system.