In the last 15 years, the U.S. government used $17 billion of taxpayer money to subsidize production of corn starch, corn syrup and soy oil. This leads us to ask…
This Saturday at 9am Pacific, the Food Chain Radio show with Michael Olson hosts Michael Russo, Policy Analyst for U.S. Public Interest Research Group, for a conversation about government farm subsidies.
Topics include why government subsidizes farm crops; why corn and soy are subsidized while broccoli and spinach are not; and whether government subsidies are related to our pandemic of obesity.
Listen on your radio, computer or IPOD: Food Chain Radio.