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"The Corn Harvest" by Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1565
"The Corn Harvest" by Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1565

Source: Public Domain

A Bangledeshi man working a rice field
A Bangledeshi man working a rice field

Source: USAID/Federal Government

A cattle slaughterhouse, where the new needs of meat consumption are met
A cattle slaughterhouse, where the new needs of meat consumption are met

Source: Public Domain-released by Dr. Temple Grandin

A collection of meat-stuffs for human consumption
A collection of meat-stuffs for human consumption

Source: Public Domain

A Fred Meyer in Portland, Oregon illustrating the usual food choices in a supermarket in the United States
A Fred Meyer in Portland, Oregon illustrating the usual food choices in a supermarket in the United States
A front and side view of an obese male teenager (5'10", 322 pounds)
A front and side view of an obese male teenager (5'10", 322 pounds)

Source: released into the Public Domain

A John Deere tractor at harvest
A John Deere tractor at harvest

Source: Creative Commons

A McDonald's Restaurant in Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, reflecting the spread of Western foods and dietary practices
A McDonald's Restaurant in Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, reflecting the spread of Western foods and dietary practices

Source: GNU License (user haitham alfalah)

A picture of a starving woman from the Leningrad Blockade during World War II.
A picture of a starving woman from the Leningrad Blockade during World War II.

The passage roughly translates to "Alimentary dystrophy (starvation sickness). Failure of the general nourishment of the organism as a result of a long period of undernourishment, when food does not comprise a sufficient quantity of calories in relation to the energy used. After the war, dystrophy received another, unofficial name, "The Leningrad Sickness"

Source: Creative Commons (George Shuklin)

A propaganda poster from the "Great Leap Forward" in China, designed to make grain production look like shooting rockets
A propaganda poster from the "Great Leap Forward" in China, designed to make grain production look like shooting rockets

Source: Public Domain

A sketch of Bridget O'Donnel, who suffered significant illness along with her children during the Irish Potato Famine in 1849
A sketch of Bridget O'Donnel, who suffered significant illness along with her children during the Irish Potato Famine in 1849

Source: Public Domain

A young Nigerian child in the late 1960s suffering from a protein deficiency disease, kwashiorkor, after the Nigerian/Biafran War
A young Nigerian child in the late 1960s suffering from a protein deficiency disease, kwashiorkor, after the Nigerian/Biafran War

Source: Center for Disease Control

An 18 month girl, weighing 14 pounds, is treated by a US Army medical team in Paktya province, Afghanistan. December 2007
An 18 month girl, weighing 14 pounds, is treated by a US Army medical team in Paktya province, Afghanistan. December 2007

Source: Public Domain-US Army

Bus running on soybean biodiesel, one of the alternative ways that agricultrual prodcuts are diverted from food uses
Bus running on soybean biodiesel, one of the alternative ways that agricultrual prodcuts are diverted from food uses

Source: U.S. Department of Energy

Child Victim of the Holodomor Famine in the Ukraine, 1933
Child Victim of the Holodomor Famine in the Ukraine, 1933

Source: Public Domain

Children and a nurse at a Nigerian orphanage in the 1960s. Some of the children show signs of kwashiorkor, a protein deficiency disease
Children and a nurse at a Nigerian orphanage in the 1960s. Some of the children show signs of kwashiorkor, a protein deficiency disease

Source: Center for Disease Control

Commonly grown food around the world, rich in naturally complex and simple carbohydrates
Commonly grown food around the world, rich in naturally complex and simple carbohydrates

Source: Pubic Domain- Department of Agriculture

Engraving, "Giving Out Corn to the People, During a Season of Scarcity." Chinese officials distributing famine relief during the early 19th century
Engraving, "Giving Out Corn to the People, During a Season of Scarcity." Chinese officials distributing famine relief during the early 19th century

Source: Public Domain

Italian 2 euro commemorative coin showing the World Food Programme, 2004
Italian 2 euro commemorative coin showing the World Food Programme, 2004

Source: Public Domain

Organic cultivation of mixed vegetables in California, a new trend in agricultural production
Organic cultivation of mixed vegetables in California, a new trend in agricultural production

Source: Public Domain

Tractor plowing an alfalfa field in 1921
Tractor plowing an alfalfa field in 1921

Source: Public Domain

Water Buffalo plowing rice fields near Salatiga, Central Java, Indonesia
Water Buffalo plowing rice fields near Salatiga, Central Java, Indonesia

Source: GNU License (Merbabu)