24 Apr '11, 3pm

America's Farmers Are Second to None - RenewableEnergyWorld.com (blog): Modesto BeeAmerica's Farmers Are Second

There are a lot of special interests looking to profit from American families. Not surprisingly, these are the same companies that are willing to spend lavishly in order to protect their record profits – and they are willing to distort the truth in order to hide their profits. In a report issued today by Growth Energy , the ‘food v. fuel’ fallacy is exposed. In this report, Growth Energy identifies the most commonly-repeated fallacies and distortions associated with ethanol and grocery store prices. Critics of ethanol would like you to forget this fact, but grain ethanol produces both food and fuel . When a corn kernel is headed for production into ethanol, all that is taken out is the starch, which is converted to alcohol. The rest - the protein, the fiber, and the oils – is returned as a high protein animal feed or distillers grain. And, countless academic, economic and ...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/blog/post/2011/04...

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