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2014-08-06 12:30:44

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federal judge in Los Angeles denied a motion filed by Corn Refiners Association ("CRA") member companies seeking leave to amend their counterclaim against the sugar industry defendants in the Western Sugar Cooperative et al v. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company et al. litigation on Tuesday. The motion sought leave to expand an existing counterclaim against The Sugar Association and to include other individual members of the sugar...

Disparities In Actual Sugar Content Found In Popular Soft Drinks
2014-06-05 08:35:44

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new study by the Childhood Obesity Research Center (CORC) at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California has discovered that soda drinkers are consuming much more sugar-fructose than soda labels imply. In this study, the chemical composition of 34 popular soda and juice drinks made with high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) were analyzed. The researchers discovered that drinks such as Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Dr...

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...

2014-04-18 08:22:33

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "American Big Sugar is the sole beneficiary of the only U.S. agriculture program that has not been reformed in modern times, a program that cost taxpayers $259 million in subsidies that went into Sugar's pockets over last year alone. In these circumstances it is irresponsible for them to assert that unfair foreign competition has depressed U.S. sugar prices at a time when imports declined and domestic production surged." The Corn...

2014-01-09 20:22:13

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Corn Refiners Association (CRA) today welcomes the introduction of the bipartisan updated Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation and urged Congress and the Administration to move the legislation forward quickly. "The Corn Refiners Association applauds the efforts of Senators Max Baucus and Orrin Hatch and Congressman Dave Camp and their staffs for their hard work in creating the updated TPA legislation," said John W. Bode,...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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