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Farm programs don't translate into cheaper food

AEI report finds that farm subsidy programs have little impact on food consumption, food security or nutrition for the poor.

According to a new study from the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), “farm programs do not affect food prices in a direction that protects the poor, and the people whose incomes are most improved by farm policies are not the same people who are at risk of poverty and hunger.”

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