40% of US grown corn is diverted into fuel production

"Diversion of crops into fuel production—including 40 percent of US corn—is yet another waste of food potential." (CIS 5)

Source: Holly Jessen, "Ethanol: one market for a growing corn supply," Ethanol Producer Magazine, Sept. 12, 2011. Accessed on Jan. 25, 2012. http://www.ethanolproducer.com/articles/8135/ethanol-one-market-for-a-gr... [verified 4/25/14]

#food #UnitedStates