Widespread Concern about Rising Food Costs Dampens Americans’ Support of Policies Promoting the Production of Corn Ethanol

USDA data linking ethanol to food price increases diminishes Americans’ support for policies promoting ethanol

Monday, November 17, 2008

New York, NY – While a majority of Americans (55%) initially say that they support existing policies aimed at promoting the use of corn to produce ethanol, when informed of USDA data linking ethanol to food price increases, half (49%) become less likely to support these policies, according to an Ipsos poll conducted for members of...

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Widespread Concern about Rising Food Costs Dampens Americans’ Support of Policies Promoting the Production of Corn Ethanol

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Nicolas Boyon
Senior Vice President, US
Head of Health Services Research

Ipsos Public Affairs
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