Not long ago most food retail crises involved fairly predictable elements. Typically a storm or other natural disaster would strike a community. In short order supermarkets would get the trucks rolling and trading partners would rally together to bring relief to the ravaged area. But dynamics have changed with new types of crises. The threat of terrorism drove concerns about food security. The specter of avian flu raised fears of a pandemic. Then there was Katrina and the other hurricanes ...

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