Weathering the storm: Inflation fuels action

Weathering the storm: Inflation fuels action

With the November elections less than seven months away, soaring food inflation is emerging as one of the most urgent issues confronting the nation, prompting lawmakers, presidential candidates and foodservice industry officials to promote legislative remedies.

Armed with proposals that would freeze domestic corn-based ethanol production at current levels, cut farm subsidies, clamp down on commodity market speculation and manipulation, remove tariffs from imported biofuels, and

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