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Food crisis strengthens EU biofuel critics, may hasten deal

Wed, 08/15/2012 - 4:25am
Reuters

BRUSSELS/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Drought-stricken crops and record-high grain prices have strengthened critics of the European Union biofuel industry, adding fears of a food crisis to their claims that it does not ultimately reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

The renewed anxiety adds to pressure on the EU's executive Commission to forge a deal this year to help ensure that EU biofuels do not clash with food production or the environment.

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