Hmm, funny coincidence: I was going to buy red lentils at the organic store today and they only had the other kinds, but maybe that was just because it's Saturday. I didn't check when I was in the supermarket though.
If you're into the brown variety then you don't have much to worry about. India isn't a lead exporter in that type (as a matter of fact, the US usually exports around the same amount or more than India does).
Wow. I'm a big lentil fan too. It's hard to get the red ones here (only health food stores sell them) but the small green ones that are sold in Europe come from France usually (Puy lentils) and I guess the brown varieties also come from Africa or Turkey etc... because I've not seen a shortage here. Maybe this is an idea for some big cattle farmers eh... convert from cattle to lentils ?! Wishful thinking, I'm afraid...
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