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FDA Nixes 'Corn Sugar' Label

posted on June 1, 2012 at 10:36 AM

NEW YOK (AP) - High fructose corn syrup won't get a wholesome new name after all. The Food and Drug Administration has rejected the Corn Refiners Association's bid to rename its sweetening agent "corn sugar." A representative from the association... Full Story

Sugar Fight Takes Another Bitter Turn

posted on May 25, 2012 at 1:48 PM

NEW YORK (AP) - What defines sugar? It's getting to be a stickier question. The Sugar Association is accusing the makers of high fructose corn syrup of trying to candy-coat their image by calling their product a "sugar." The Corn Refiners... Full Story

Official Slams Corn Syrup Rebranding

posted on September 23, 2011 at 2:08 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A recent attempt by the corn industry tochange the name of a widely used but increasingly controversialsweetener was misleading and could have robbed consumers ofimportant information, a top official at the Food and... Full Story

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