Food fight: NRA breaks with Grassley on ethanol

WASHINGTON The National Restaurant Association fired off a letter yesterday to one of ethanol’s leading proponents in Congress, thanking Sen. Charles Grassley for his past support but declaring the industry could not abide with policies that worsen food costs.

“You have been and remain a good friend and ally,” NRA chief executive and president Dawn Sweeney wrote the Iowa Republican, “but with great respect, we do have a difference of opinion.”

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