Press Releases

December 15, 2014

The recent article in Open Heart examining the effects of a high-sugar diet on cardiometabolic diseases — such as heart disease, high blood pressure and hypertension — offers a highly subjective and incomplete review of the current literature and may lead to misinformation about sugar consumption that will only serve to raise fear and confusion among consumers.

December 10, 2014

The recent study by the University of Southern California claiming fructose consumption reduces satiety signals in the brain -- causing individuals to desire more calories than otherwise – fails to recognize how fructose is consumed in real world settings and provides very limited practical insight.

October 15, 2014

This study subjected individuals to unrealistically high levels of fructose that was consumed independent of glucose, which is just not how fructose is consumed in our daily diet.

October 14, 2014

This latest rat study is yet another example of using rodent-based research to create controversy and needlessly frighten consumers while never actually demonstrating any adverse impact on humans.

August 6, 2014

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.