March 12, 2013
“The recent decision by New York City to ban large, sugar-sweetened drinks was a misdirected attempt to solve the serious health issue of obesity and obesity-related diseases by seeking to demonize a specific product instead of looking for productive solutions. “The key to appropriate consumption is arming consumers with the information they need to make educated choices for themselves and their families.
January 2, 2013
A new “exploratory” study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) makes provocative claims about the effects of fructose on hunger and weight gain, but bases its conclusions on a test conducted on just 20 people who were fed massive doses of sugars in a manner that people do not consume in real life.
November 26, 2012
A new study, to be released Tuesday, November 27, by researchers from USC and Oxford, uses a severely flawed statistical methodology and ignores well established medical facts to “suggest” a unique link between high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and Type 2 diabetes.
October 30, 2012
In court documents filed yesterday, attorneys for the U.S. sugar industry tried to deny that The Sugar Association is deceiving consumers into believing that processed table sugar is safer and more healthful than high fructose corn syrup, even as several recent media stories revealed they are funding secretive campaigns to attack HFCS and other sweeteners.
September 4, 2012
Several of the nation's leading corn refiners today counter-sued The Sugar Association for deceiving consumers into believing that processed sugar is safer and more healthful than high fructose corn syrup, despite overwhelming scientific evidence that the two forms of sugar are nutritionally equivalent.