Table: The Sugar Wars
GROWERS SAY IF THE SUBSIDY IS CUT: -- As many as 420,000 U.S. farm jobs would be lost -- Farmers would face subsidized European competition -- World sugar prices would soar, causing higher U.S. prices BUYERS SAY IF THE SUBSIDY REMAINS: -- U.S. buyers may be forced to move overseas -- Consumers will pay an extra $1.4 billion annually -- U.S. prices will stay 8 cents per pound higher than elsewhere DATA: FLORIDA SUGAR CANE LEAGUE, U.S. SWEETENER USERS ASSN.
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