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Sugar Industry

The Unnerving Way Scientists Rationalize Taking Big Soda’s Money

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 09.23.2016 | Healthy Living

The internet was outraged earlier this month after a new report revealed the sugar industry paid off Harvard research scientists in the 1960s. But at ...

Sugar and Heart Disease: The Sour Side of Industry-Funded Research

Healthline | Posted 09.21.2016 | Healthy Living

While there is a general agreement that sugar intake is bad for heart health, this was not always the case. In the 1960s, when deaths from heart dise...

Anna Almendrala

Documents Reveal Sugar Industry Influenced National Health Policy | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.13.2015 | Healthy Living

We've long known that many industries work hard to influence federal research and policy, putting profit before the public health. And now, recently u...

Here's Why Nutrition Labels Should List Added Sugar

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.03.2015 | Healthy Living

“It’s definitely easy not to be aware how much sugar you’re consuming," says the University of California, Davis' Kimber Stanhope. In the la...

Road Trip, Part 3! Wild and sweet on U.S. 27

Visit Florida | Posted 10.20.2014 | Travel
Visit Florida

U.S. Route 27, a 1,373-mile highway that runs from Fort Wayne, Ind., to the tip of the Florida peninsula, travels in Florida from north of Tallahassee...

Florida Republicans Are Taking Secret Trips On Big Sugar And No One Will Talk About It

The Huffington Post | David McCabe | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) once called the political contributions that flow from the powerful sugar industry to politicians "disgusting." But a T...

Report: U.S. Considering Massive Sugar Bailout

Posted 03.13.2013 | Business

U.S. sugar producers are poised to get a sweet deal. The USDA is considering buying 400,000 tons of sugar in an aim to limit supply and boost pric...

Dave Jamieson

Locked-Out Sugar Workers: 'They're Starving Us Out' | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.30.2012 | Business

Along with her fellow union members, American Crystal Sugar worker Susan Sylvester will cast a ballot this weekend in a blind vote that offers nothing...

NYC Health Department Gives Beverage Industry a Kick in Their Sugary Tush

Janice Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Janice Taylor

According to the American Heart Association, Americans now consume on average 22 teaspoons of sugar per day, or 355 calories.