A crash course in changing the world.
...is the answer!!
Taking this and similar examples I think I can say that Capitalism failed here... -BIG FAIL
So what to do now...? Hmmm. Maybe we should all grow our own veggies at home with small hydroponic units. But that would be really inefficient.
I don't know any solutions to these sorts of problems other than a radical change of our economic system.
The only viable alternative I know of would be striving towards a Resource Based Economy with automated, organic farms. Here are some examples of these automated, superefficient farms: http://nymag.com/news/features/30020/
good night :)