The letter from the 51 members said “The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is a significant factor in the increased cost of commodities, which is causing severe economic harm for low-income Americans and livestock producers."
The letter also noted that several international organizations have linked worldwide commodity prices to increased corn ethanol production.
The letter is the latest effort in a campaign by industry, consumer and civic groups to have the RFS reduced. The issue has become more heated since floods devastated corn-producing areas of the
Source: American Meat Institute