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Why the Food Industry Is Running Scared of Internet Activism

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 07.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Bettina Elias Siegel

Unfortunately for food companies, the Internet genie is out of the bottle and there's no turning back. So instead of commissioning studies that demonize the Internet, social media and/or "moms with food fears," food companies should take to heart the one simple lesson to be gleaned from the many recent successes in Internet food activism: Consumers want transparency.

Fight Over Sweeteners Is About Profit, Not Health Issues

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 11.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

A group of food companies has filed a lawsuit against the Sugar Association, a trade group representing the sugar industry, for making false claims in advertising that allegedly caused loss of profit and other damages.

It's National Donut Day but Otherwise a Bad Week for Sweet Things

Bill Chameides | Posted 08.01.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

Americans have traditionally loved sweet things. Think about it. You can't get any more American than a sweet slice of apple pie.

FDA Rejects 'Corn Sugar' As New Name For High Fructose Corn Syrup

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 05.31.2012 | Food

NEW YORK -- High fructose corn syrup won't get a wholesome new name after all. The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday rejected the Corn Refine...

Corn Sugar Lawsuit Moves Forward

AP | By ANDREW DALTON | Posted 12.23.2011 | Food

LOS ANGELES -- A federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit seeking to stop the corn industry's use of the term "corn sugar" for high fructose corn syrup ...

Corn Syrup vs. Sugar: What's The Difference?

AP | THOMAS WATKINS | Posted 11.13.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The setting sun splashes warm hues across a ripening cornfield as a man and his daughter wander through rows of towering plants. ...

"Sugar is Sugar" Claims the Corn Refiners Association. But Is It?

Robyn O'Brien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Robyn O'Brien

The Corn Refiners Association has petitioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration asking that manufacturers have the option of using "corn sugar" as an alternate name for high fructose corn syrup.

The New Policy Battlefield: All Eyes On Coca-Cola And Social Media PR

Martin Luz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Martin Luz

If you want to see how future national policy wars will be fought, keep your eye on Coca-Cola and the American Beverage Association. Over the next few years sugar will become the new tobacco.

Our Kids: More Than a Sales Channel for Big Pharma

Robyn O'Brien | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robyn O'Brien

We've got 80,000 chemicals in our everyday products here in the US, but the EPA has required testing on only 200 of them. Is it any wonder that the health of American children is under siege?