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100,000 Pasta Boxes And Enough Peanut Butter To Make Nearly 3 Million Sandwiches

 

 

If everything is going to be just fine, why are officials spending millions of dollars to stockpile giant mountains of food?  What has just been revealed about the “new food warehouse” in Washington state should be a major red flag for all of us.  Most Americans seem to believe that the COVID-19 pandemic, the enormous economic problems that have erupted and the nightmarish civil unrest that has been raging in our major cities are all just temporary phenomenons and that life will eventually get back to normal.  Meanwhile, authorities in Washington state are acting as if what we have experienced so far is just the beginning.  According to the Seattle Times, stockpiles of food are being stacked all the way to the roof in “Washington state’s new food warehouse”…

 

In Washington state’s new food warehouse, there’s enough Jif peanut butter to make nearly 3 million sandwiches.

 

Barilla pasta boxes stretch to the ceiling, 100,000 in all. Large stacks of TreeTop applesauce, pancake mix and canned green beans sit on pallets, like soldiers waiting to be sent into duty.

 

That seems like quite an odd thing to do if happy days are right around the corner.

 

So what prompted authorities in Washington state to do this?

 

Well, we are being told that the purpose is to “ward off a shortage in the months ahead”

 

After seeing food banks struggle to meet demand once the pandemic hit and the economy tanked, the Washington state Department of Agriculture (WSDA) began preparing to buy and stockpile tons of food to ward off a shortage in the months ahead.

A “shortage” of food in the months ahead?

 

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