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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...

2014-02-04 16:26:57

Reliance on Observational Methodology and Intake Estimates Fuels Flawed Conclusions, Is Not Proof of Causation WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sugar Association takes seriously issues regarding cardiovascular health. However, it is difficult to reconcile the correlation being drawn between 'added sugar' and cardiovascular health in a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine on February 3, 2014, especially when recognizing American per capita consumption of...

FDA Rules Corn Syrup Is Not Sugar
2012-05-31 08:25:16

A bitter feud has erupted between two “sweet“ groups, partly blamed on a recent medical study that claimed that “sugar can make you dumb,” and further cast by the ruling of a federal agency rejecting one group´s attempt to refine its product´s title. The issue at hand is the Corn Refiners Association´s bid to rename high fructose corn syrup as “corn sugar.” In an attempt to reverse the bad reputation high fructose corn syrup has been...

2010-01-26 09:43:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the debates about "eat this -- not that" continue to dominate the obesity conversations, it is time to set the record straight about what sweetens most of the non-diet beverages in the United States. It is High Fructose Corn Syrup 55 (HFCS), not sugar (sucrose). In hundreds of news stories and articles published in the last 12 months, all-natural sugar is misidentified as a prominent soda sweetener. Terms like "sugary sodas" and...


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