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Corn Farmers Upset Over Bud Light Super Bowl Ad

Ad questions competitors' use of corn syrup

Bud light ad

Farmers are angry with Anheuser-Busch's Bud Light TV commercial from this year's Super Bowl that slams its rivals โ€” and along with it, corn โ€” saying it took a cheap shot at an important U.S. crop.

The Des Moines Register reports that Bud Light's Super Bowl ad takes a swipe at Miller Lite and Coors Light, questioning the beers' use of corn syrup.

"They decided to use a very expensive Super Bowl ad to attack corn farming and corn syrup," Kevin Skunes, chairman of the National Corn Growers Association, told the Register.

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