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Ethanol's success story may have downside

As more corn is needed, food costs may rise

By John Donnelly
Globe Staff / January 5, 2007

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WASHINGTON -- US factories producing ethanol fuel for cars may consume as much as half of the country's corn crop next year -- more than double earlier government predictions -- creating competition for grain stocks that could drive up supermarket prices for cereals, meat, eggs, and dairy products, according to a report released yesterday. (Full article: 494 words)

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