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American Junk Food and the Corn Subsidies

American Junk Food: Sam Jacobs, Ammo, Getty

  Herland Report: American Junk Food: Corn subsidies are big business in the United States, and this can be seen in the explosion of a simple ingredient now found in everything from sodapop to hot dogs – high fructose corn syrup, also known as HFCS. Between the development of HFCS in 1970 and 1990, the consumption of HFCS skyrocketed by …

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