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2014-05-28 08:30:21

Social Media Complaints are Powerful Catalyst for Healthier Foods & Beverages WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to a backlash from consumers, a growing number of food and beverage companies have changed their recipes to remove industrial sweeteners that people find objectionable. High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) for instance, named as the most important ingredient to avoid by consumer advocate group Citizens for Health, has drawn negative publicity in past years, causing...

2014-04-10 16:24:14

Startling Truths Revealed as Families 'Get the 411' on What's in their Foods & Beverages WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer advocate group Citizens for Health, has named High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) the #1 food additive to avoid for this year's "Read Your Labels Day." The annual event held each April 11 (4/11) was created to help American families get the "411" on what's in packaged foods and beverages, and the controversial industrial sweetener was identified as...

2014-02-20 08:29:01

American Families Encouraged to Read Labels to 'Get the 411' on What's In Foods & Beverages WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens for Health, one of the country's oldest consumer advocacy groups, is once again encouraging American families to get the "411" on what's in packaged foods and beverages by naming 4/11/2014 as the second annual "Read Your Labels Day." Ingredients labels on food and beverage packages are one of the most valuable tools consumers have, and are...

High Fructose Corn Syrup Topic Of New Petition
2012-09-04 04:44:08

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Citizens for Health, a consumer action group based in Washington D.C., recently filed a petition with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to focus on products that have concentrations of man-made high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) higher than 55 percent. The non-profit focuses on health activism to keep consumers informed. With this mission in mind, the goal of the petition is to protect consumers from the illegal use of...


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