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Farm subsidies

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Did you know that the federal government provides billions of dollars in subsidies to millionaire and industrial growers for producting animal feed? And that fruit and vegetable farmers get only 1 percent of these subsidies? That’s one reason the Big Mac is so cheap — government subsidies pay part of its cost.

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  1. mountain madness wrote:

    Just like everything else in Washington DC…. No one reads or researches anything anymore before they vote or hand out OUR money…. None of them live in OUR world and our founding fathers would be ashamed to see what DC has become today…

    Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 11:35 am | Permalink

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