First it was the looming shortage in U.S. corn supplies; now we have a global pork supply problem. Pork supplies are expected to drop by the largest percentage ever. The record-breaking drop in global pork production will mean a massive shortfall of meat.
It is very popular right now to blame the worldwide stock market declines on China. Some analysts picked China's recent economic developments; others focused on their stock market decline; others chose to focus on the devaluation of the Yuan. I believe this is an easy, convenient excuse, rather than the core issue at hand. Consider: