NEWS Press releases Aug 10, 2012

The Truth About Ethanol Production and Food Costs in Canada

OTTAWA – Responding to false claims that ethanol production is causing higher food costs, the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA) released the following statement:

As serious drought conditions continue in the United States and some parts of Canada, misinformation is being spread about ethanol production and food prices. Assumptions claiming that ethanol production leads to higher grocery bills are untrue and irresponsible – especially at a time when we should be supporting our farmers the most.

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