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DailyFinance: What's the Weirdest Stuff Your Tax Dollars Get Spent on?

4. Which Product Did the U.S. Government Spend the Most Money to Support

Answer: A. The Department of Agriculture and the Department of Commerce are spending $1.3 million to upgrade the infrastructure at a New York industrial park, in return for which Pepsico has agreed to build a Greek yogurt factory there. The government is also spending $750,000 to help Smuttynose beer company build a brewery in New Hampshire, $300,000 to help the Idaho caviar industry get on its feet, and $49,990 to help promote North Fork potato chips, which are made in New York.

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