NEWS Press releases Feb 2, 2012

Fighting misinformation: The truth about ethanol and livestock

Ottawa, ON – Ethanol and grain producers in Canada today reacted to a report by the George Morris Centre that misinterprets the connection between clean-burning, renewable ethanol and the livestock and meat markets.

A joint statement from the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association and the Grain Farmers of Ontario declared that “the report drew grossly overstated conclusions from their data. Their theories which indentified ethanol policies in Canada as one of the main factors behind challenges facing the livestock and meat industries lacked foundation, and perhaps most importantly, peer review.

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