Food fights: Locavores, conventional food fans battle over benefits – Chicago Tribune

by Robinson

Food security can suffer if “you put all your eggs in one local basket and something goes wrong,” Desrochers said from his Toronto office.

An interesting comment in light of the one figurative basket we’ve put all of our literal eggs into and how that’s paid off for the country lately. How many people have been sickened in the most recent salmonella crisis?