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Groups Blast Anti-Ethanol Report
George Orwel DTN Energy Reporter
Wed Nov 28, 2012 12:38 PM CST

ORLANDO (DTN) -- Pro-biofuels groups blasted a report by the food industry that blames ethanol for rising food prices, with the Renewable Fuels Association saying a campaign being rolled out Wednesday against the nation's Renewable Fuel Standard was based on "scare tactics and half-truths."

A report released Wednesday by the National Council of Chain Restaurants and a Wall Street Journal guest opinion article by Rob Green suggest the RFS is responsible for rising food prices.

The Wall Street Journal article, which is headlined "A Mandate to Raise Food Prices," argues that, "The cause of higher grocery bills isn't the drought. ...

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