The Perspective column, "Ethanol Drives Up Food Costs" by Robert Wisner (March, p. 124) is a story that the Institute of Food Technologists should be parading across headlines all over the country in various news media. This could be the most important story of our time.

Is the threat to our nation’s food supply by managing our demand for oil through a rapid increase in production of ethanol the way we really want to go? Rather than just making ourselves totally dependent on another source of en…

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