Corn For Food, Not Ethanol Fuel

Corn Ethanol’s Role in Rising Food Prices

Federal energy policies need to move beyond the corn-based fuel alternative and look for the next generation of alternative fuels that don’t pit food, feed and fuel needs against each other. This two minute video, produced by Corn For Food Not Fuel, explains how our nation’s policy of burning corn in our gas tanks is causing an increase in the price of meat and poultry at the grocery store.

And, the use of corn for fuel doesn’t make sense for environmental reasons, either.  For more detailed analysis on the ethanol issue check out these resources:

1. Articles by Chuck Carlson: Ethanol and Starvation

2. Podcasts by Chuck Carlson: Ethanol

3. “It’s Final – Corn Ethanol Is of No Use,” James Conca, Forbes, 4/20/2014