Infographic: Big Bad Corn

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If you’ve ever crept through a corn maze at Halloween, you know how corn can grab ahold of your imagination: benign stalks become monsters and discarded cobs turn into severed limbs. But take a look at the many ways that the United States uses (and subsidizes) this product, and you’ll see that corn has even scarier applications. Every time you eat a pound of corn products (which, if you’re anything like the average American, you’ll do 37 times this year) we hope you’ll remember the economic and environmental costs of our country’s biggest agricultural product.


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