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Coffee, corn, and chocolate are under threat

Mike Opelka
Cup of coffee and coffee beans on a gray concrete table with copy space (KariHoglund/gettyimages)

Very few of us are prepared to live in a world without coffee, chocolate, and corn, but the jury is still out on bananas, at least for TheBlaze Radio host Mike Opelka.

On today's "Pure Opelka," Mike discussed the threats the coffee borer beetle and a fungus called coffee rust pose to one of the world's most precious beverages.  He was less concerned about a looming banana pathogen, possibly spread by boats, although many who depend on a banana or two per day for their potassium boost might take a different view.

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