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Subsidized Corn Production

The Food Bailout: How Your Taxes
Are Funding a Broken Food System

Remember the bailout that we funded for the banks? Well, the same thing is happening in our food system. “Not that bad”, you might be tempted to think. ”At least we all eat.” As opposed to the banks that somehow managed to direct those bailouts straight into bonuses. But if you eat and pay taxes, you might want to know about “The Farm Bill” as it is a huge piece of legislation that influences everything from what goes into our shopping carts to what gets served up in the cafeteria at our kids’ schools.