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Debunking the Food vs Fuel Myth

Opponents of renewable fuels aren’t known for their commitment to recycling, but they’re more than happy to keep repeating the same debunked myths about how ethanol and other renewable fuels are responsible for rising food costs.

Media Matters corrected the record on the food vs fuel myth and other distortions the media and others repeat about the Renewable Fuel Standard, which requires oil refiners to blend cleaner, renewable fuels into the nation’s gasoline supply.

Read the Media Matters analysis to learn more.