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2013-05-02 16:21:48

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Investigation Agency -- Japan has announced new legislation to phase-down the "super" greenhouse gases hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), joining the European Union and Australia in regulating and phasing down HFCs domestically. The revision of the European F-Gas Regulation to implement a systemic phase-down of HFCs is in full-swing in the EU and Australia implemented a carbon tax on HFCs last year. The United States is the only major...

2013-04-30 08:23:28

Super-Sweet Food Additive Never Approved by FDA to be Safe WASHINGTON, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A lobbying group representing the manufacturers of High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) has acknowledged that an illegal food additive called HFCS-90 is being sold to food and beverage makers even though the substance has never been tested to be safe or approved for sale by the Food & Drug Administration. In a letter posted by the FDA on April 6th, 2013, J. Patrick Mohan, President of...

2013-04-19 20:23:54

Suit filed by domestic producers alleges two largest industrial honey suppliers in U.S. imported mislabeled, adulterated honey from China; complaint follows nearly five-year "Honeygate" investigation led by U.S. Department of Homeland Security; law firm Grant & Eisenhofer P.A. is co-counsel to plaintiffs CHICAGO, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Three domestic honey producers - Adee Honey Farms, Bill Rhodes Honey Company, LLC, and Hackenberg Apiaries - filed a class action...

2013-04-16 12:27:08

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of Nutrition will be hosting a symposium at its annual Experimental Biology 2013 meeting in Boston where medical and health experts will examine the latest scientific evidence surrounding the recent controversy around sugar sweetened beverages. The symposium, "Sweetened Beverages and Health: Current State of Scientific Understandings," will be held on April 23 at 3:00pm at the Boston Convention and Expo Center and will focus on...

2013-03-14 16:28:11

Research also Determines Consuming Caloric Sweeteners in Moderation Does Not Uniquely Increase Risk of Obesity SHREWSBURY, Mass., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new article published today in Advances in Nutrition found there is no significant metabolic difference between individuals consuming high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) or sucrose (table sugar). Furthermore, the article points out that current research shows no unique relationship between consuming HFCS and the rise of...

Global Sugar Intake Behind The Rise In Type 2 Diabetes
2013-02-28 09:00:41

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online More than 350 million people worldwide are believed to have diabetes, and for years health experts have debated on what the exact driver of the illness has been. While sugar intake has been viewed as a culprit in many eyes, scientists have long refuted that conjecture and attributed the global health crisis to too much overall food intake and obesity. But a new finding by three California universities — Stanford, UC-Berkeley...

FDA Urged To Limit Soft Drink Sugar Levels
2013-02-14 09:16:09

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Consumer groups, scientists, and health-advocacy organizations recently urged the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to consider determining safe limits of high-fructose corn syrup and other forms of sugar in soft drinks, as high levels could affect the risk of developing diabetes, obesity, and heart disease. In particular, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) helped spearhead the effort to urge the FDA to...

2013-02-12 20:27:54

Adds to scientific evidence that the sweeteners are metabolically equivalent A study published today in the Journal of Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism presented compelling data showing the consumption of both high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and sucrose (table sugar) at levels consistent with average daily consumption do not increase liver fat in humans, a leading cause of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). The findings also add to an already well-established body of...

2013-01-28 12:24:35

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The January issue of Food Nutrition & Science reviews a new study from the University of North Carolina reveals that 75 percent of formulated food contains sweetener. The study, published in The Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, examined over 85,000 uniquely formulated foods and found that 68 percent use caloric sweeteners, 1 percent use non-caloric sweeteners, and 6 percent use both caloric and non-caloric sweeteners....

2013-01-26 23:00:49

All-natural, GMO-free sweetener has identical mouthfeel, flavor profile as HFCS. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) January 26, 2013 Steviva Brands, Inc., one of the world´s leading manufacturers and distributors of stevia-based sweeteners and other bulk-ingredient sweeteners, has introduced a Stevia-based syrup blend designed to replace high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) in beverages. Developed by Steviva Brands to replace HFCS 55, Steviva BlendTM Syrup is an all-natural liquid sweetener comprised...