Venezuela: Is this a sign to the future of food in many other countries?

Fingerprints For Food: Rationing Hits Venezuela As Country Rolls Out Grocery ID Cards

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(Hannah Dreier)  Battling food shortages, the government is rolling out a new ID system that is either a grocery loyalty card with extra muscle or the most dramatic step yet toward rationing in Venezuela, depending on who is describing it.

President Nicolas Maduro’s administration says the cards to track families’ purchases will foil people who stock up on groceries at subsidized prices and then illegally resell them for several times the amount. Critics say it’s another sign that the oil-rich Venezuelan economy is headed toward Cuba-style dysfunction.

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