Grassley: HFCS keeps foods affordable

Senators: HFCS is being ‘significantly mischaracterized’

By Elaine Watson

A group of US senators has written to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in support of the Corn Refiners Association (CRA) petition to allow food manufacturers to label high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) as ‘corn sugar’.

Contrary to popular belief, HFCS is not in fact high in fructose, says the CRA

One in 50 new products in US now features ‘No HFCS’ claim

By Elaine Watson

One in 50 new products launched in the US in 2010 featured the claim ‘no high fructose corn syrup’ (HFCS) compared with just 0.2% in 2006, as manufacturers sought to make marketing capital from avoiding the much-maligned sweetener.

HFCS: Controversial or just misunderstood?

Dispatches from IFT

HFCS: Controversial or just misunderstood?

By Stephen Daniells

High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is no different from table sugar (sucrose) and that the public cannot be expected to understand differences between the sweetener and "pure" fructose, says Dr James Rippe from the Rippe Lifestyle Institute.

HFCS - natural or not?

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HFCS - natural or not?

For the first of a new series to air reader views on controversial
topics affecting the food industry, FoodNavigator is seeking
comments on whether or not the sweetener high fructose corn syrup
should be considered natural.


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