The average American consumes nearly 40-pounds of refined sugar a year. And behind all those sweet snacks, a stealthy and heated battle is taking place over whether the government should continue to help out sugar growers. Yes, this is a farm bill issue. But as Harvest Public Media's Bill Wheelhouse reports, it’s one that has a very direct impact on consumers’ wallets:
Harvest Public Media is a group of public broadcast stations in the Midwest covering food and agricultural issues. More information is at www.harvestpublicmedia.org.