Posts tagged with HFCS

Battle over corn sugar advertising moves to court

Published on: May 5, 2011 at 11 am

Sugar producers have filed a lawsuit against advertising produced by the corn sugar lobby, claiming the ads are deceptive.

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Pepsi Throwback is here to stay

Published on: March 24, 2011 at 11 am

Though the natural-ness of caramel color is up for debate, it’s great to see another company moving away from HFCS and putting a generally authentic product on the shelf.

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Cat with Mountain Dew bottle

What are the ingredients in Mountain Dew?

Published on: March 16, 2011 at 11 am

Mountain Dew is colloquially known as geek fuel. Aside from Yellow 5, do you know what else is in it?

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Corn sugar: Coming soon to your food labels

Published on: September 15, 2010 at 9 am

The Corn Refiners Association of America wants to rebrand high fructose corn syrup as corn sugar.

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Consumer backlash signals death of high fructose corn syrup

Published on: May 9, 2010 at 11 am

HFCS was (and continues to be) well entrenched in America’s food production system. It’s in everything, from soda and juice to crackers and ketchup

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Coca Cola: Hecho en Mexico

Published on: April 2, 2010 at 7 pm

Aside from high fructose corn syrup, I don’t have any real concerns about American Coca Cola. But for me, HFCS is a big deal. I try, mightily, to avoid HFCS.

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HFCS linked to child diabetes and obesity

Published on: December 14, 2009 at 6 pm

A cheap sweetener used in thousands of food products and soft drinks can damage human metabolism and is fuelling the obesity crisis.

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Is this lemonade?

Published on: August 10, 2009 at 10 am

Lemonade has a simple recipe—water, sugar, and lemon juice—but food processors have found a cheap way to make it very complex.

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