Understanding How Ethanol Impacts Food Prices

February 2012
National Hog Farmer Expert Blog;2/27/2012, p2
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The article presents the author's insights on how ethanol impacts food prices. It cites the benefits of the corn-based ethanol industry, such as reduced gasoline prices and farm subsidies. It mentions the unfair nature of U.S. federal and state policies that mandate and subsidize the use of corn to make ethanol. The article also cites the role of mandated and subsidized ethanol on food prices increase in 2008.


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