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Corn farmers pissed over Bud Light Super Bowl ad

Corn growers are literally pouring Bud Light down the drain after a Super Bowl ad aired touting the brew’s lack of high fructose corn syrup, which rival Miller Lite and Coors Light use in their formulas. One Iowa corn grower, farmer Kevin Ross, posted a video of himself on Twitter pouring a can of Bud Light down a sink. “Bud Light, you’re not standing with corn farmers. We’re not standing with you,” he said, a somber look on his face. And the chair of the Iowa Corn Growers Association released a statement Monday knocking Anheuser-Busch InBev, which brews Bud and Bud Lite, among others. “As a family farmer, I am disappointed that Bud Light chose to denigrate corn in their Super Bowl ad as part of a marketing scheme to atta ...