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2010-04-09 06:21:06

Sugar, long accused of being a major factor in the U.S. obesity epidemic, has gotten a bad rap, according to comments made by the head of an industry group dedicated to the sweetener on Thursday. Andrew Briscoe, president and CEO of Sugar Association Inc., claims that the per capita consumption of sugar has declined over the past ten years. In an April 8 interview with Reuters, Briscoe said that high fructose corn syrup, not sugar, is the primary sweetener used in soft drinks and other...


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