TITLE

Food companies attack biofuels

AUTHOR(S)
Wilson, Mike
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Irish Farmers Monthly;Jul2008, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the anti-biofuel propaganda campaign funded by the Grocery Manufacturing Association (GMA) in the U.S. With the help from oil and environmental groups, the GMA has hired a high-profile agency to bring pressure on Congress to lower federal mandates that promote the use of biofuels. According to the GMA, oil prices are a factor in high food prices, but it also believes that removing government biofuel mandates is an easier to goal to achieve.
ACCESSION #
33360766

 

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