It's no secret to anyone with common sense. Give a farmer the choice between growing corn for fuel (big bucks) and corn for food (few bucks) and what do you expect will happen???
Secret report: Biofuels upped food price
BIOFUELS have forced global food prices up by 75 per cent – far more than previously estimated – according to a confidential World Bank report published in a British newspaper today.
...It said production of biofuels had distorted food markets by diverting grain away from food for fuel, by encouraging farmers to set land aside for biofuels and by sparking speculation in grains, driving prices up higher.
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