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Your morning OJ 
4th-Sep-2008 07:53 am
Do you play in the commodities market?

Looks like OJ futures are gonna be a real money maker. It seems there is an as yet unnamed bacteria going `round killing the citrus crops. Studies have shown that no citrus trees are immune and there is no cure. So far it seems that just Florida and Texas have been hit. No mention of Arizona and California. They'll be coming, I'm sure. I wonder if the old agriculture inspection stations will reopen?

Citrus Crops in U.S Under Siege From Unknown Bacterium
Tuesday, September 02, 2008 by: Barbara L. Minton

(NaturalNews) Citrus greening is blazing through the Florida citrus groves like wildfire. Scientists don't know how long it will take to find a treatment or cure for this contagious bacterial disease. One scenario projects that within nine to ten years, all the citrus trees currently in the ground will be dead.

Citrus greening, caused by a bacterium yet unnamed, is one of the most serious citrus diseases in the world, destroying the economic value of the fruit while compromising the tree. The disease has significantly reduced citrus output in Asia, Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, and Brazil. Now trees grown in the U.S. are in jeopardy. [...]


Oh, by the way... that also means that your grocery bill is gonna go up even more. Have you been pinching your pennies, yet?
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