Press Releases

March 5, 2014

The Corn Refiners Association applauds all efforts that seek to encourage consumers to maintain a healthy, balanced lifestyle, including the practice of moderation in consuming sweeteners. However, we are concerned with the more extreme direction taken by the World Health Organization’s proposed recommendation on cutting added sugar consumption by half in that it is not based on credible scientific research.

March 4, 2014

The Corn Refiners Association (CRA) appreciates that First Lady Michelle Obama and the Administration have taken the initiative to try to improve the Nutrition Facts Label for the benefit of consumers’ health.

February 3, 2014

“This study provides no evidence of causation between consuming added sugars and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease mortality. In fact, this research is based on a limited observation of data that is close to a decade old.

December 4, 2013

The Corn Refiners Association (CRA) today announced the launch of a national, online consumer engagement campaign. It features registered dietitians who promote a healthy lifestyle through caloric balance, including the total sugars in your diet, rather than focus on a specific type of sugar.

December 3, 2013

Citizens for Health, or as one critic calls them, "Citizens for Sugar," is setting new standards for shamelessness in its flagrant, sugar-sponsored attacks on high fructose corn syrup, as evidenced in a press release today that hysterically compared HFCS to a totally unrelated food ingredient.