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Hype Masters Call Out Corn Syrup Falsehoods

Clearing up the high fructose corn syrup myths appears to be the new rage. Last week USA Today took a crack at denouncing the high-fructose fearmongering. And yesterday CBS News…
Posted March 11, 2010 at 12:00 am

CSPI: Kings of Gripe

The food scolds at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) have long had bones to pick with — well, seemingly everything that tastes good, from movie theater popcorn to fettuccine alfredo. One of…
Posted February 9, 2010 at 12:00 am

Sugar Baron Goes Sour on High Fructose Corn Syrup

The agriculture-focused Capital Press carried a rather unsurprising story yesterday: Sugar farmers are pleased that beverage makers are replacing high fructose corn syrup with ordinary sucrose (cane and beet sugar). One example: The San Francisco school district …
Posted January 15, 2010 at 12:00 am

Quote of the Week

The New York Times reported last week that Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is investigating food companies’ use of labels on breakfast cereals and other products. The usual suspects…
Posted October 20, 2009 at 12:00 am

Another Big Sham in the Big Apple

With all their public awareness campaigns, you’d think the anti-fat warriors in New York City’s government could keep their so-called “good” and “bad” foods straight. But as the New York…
Posted October 16, 2009 at 12:00 am

A Highly Processed Myth

We spread the word yesterday about our launch of a new million-dollar ad campaign to take on misinformation about the much-maligned high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), or corn sugar.
Posted September 30, 2009 at 12:00 am

Sticky Scaremongering vs. Sweet Science

It’s just about every week that someone dredges up old sweetener myths for another ride on the media’s merry-go-round. This past week we’ve seen quite a few examples involving high fructose corn syrup, also known as corn sugar. Over the…
Posted August 17, 2009 at 12:00 am

Ratting Out Not-So-Sweet Research

Researchers at Georgia State University just published a study about the effect of high-fructose diets on how well rats can save themselves from a tub of water. Not surprisingly,…
Posted July 16, 2009 at 12:00 am

A Sweet Dose of Reality

It’s official: Sweetener switch-ups are this summer’s most popular food fad. Since Starbucks first pushed that bandwagon forward a few weeks ago, labels advertising their contents as free of…
Posted June 26, 2009 at 12:00 am

Sweet Relief From Syrupy Misinformation

“High fructose corn syrup is one of the most misunderstood products in the food supply,” said Harvard’s David Ludwig last night on NBC Nightly News. That’s because sugar is…
Posted April 23, 2009 at 12:00 am