Drop the spatula and step away from the grill. You may be planning to celebrate Memorial Day weekend with friends and family, but youd better not eat or drink. That is, if you listen to the medias warnings about the food industry from soda to snacks and yes, even grill marks on your burger.
Food or Fuel? You Aint Seen Nothin Yet
The media are focused again on tough consumer choices and gas prices. But theres a bigger price squeeze affecting our grocery shopping: corn. U.S. ethanol mandates are causing a widespread spike in food prices. Is the biofuel even feasible? Food security expert Dennis Avery explains.
G: USA Today finds age is the real measure of income inequality
B: Networks put out scare about diabetes drug
U: Washington Post celebrates author whose work led to DDT ban
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