December 13, 2013

US poultry producers announce strong support for ‘Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act’

The National Turkey Federation and National Chicken Council, with a coalition of poultry and livestock groups, announced their support for the “Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act” which was introduced today by Senators Diane Feinstein (D-CA), Tom Coburn (R-OK) and Kay Hagan (D-NC).  In a coalition letter urging each member of the U.S. Senate to commit support as cosponsors, the bipartisan legislation was hailed as a simple, effective solution to the problems caused by corn diverted to ethanol, driving up feed costs and consumer prices for meat. Read More

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