Recent Signs of the Apocalypse Include Shortages of Olive Oil, Beer, Cilantro, and Nutella

July 29, 2015

Nobody panic.

Oh, the humanity: Soon we the people of Earth will be floating adrift on icebergs, left to survive solely on trail mix, melted snow, and green juice — or so a recent string of reports on food and beverage shortages would seem to indicate.

End of days

In the world’s top olive oil producing country of Spain, prices of the essential greenish-gold elixir have “surged to near an all-time high,” says Bloomberg. “Hot, dry weather” had a negative impact on this season’s harvest; add to that Italy’s recent bout of diseased trees and a fruit-fly infestation and the end…