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Corn Sugar

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 | Home

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...

20 New Names For High Fructose Corn Syrup

Team Coco | Posted 04.26.2012 | Home

When many Americans hear the words "high-fructose corn syrup," they immediately think of the sweet substance in sodas and packaged foods that has been...

'Green News Report' - December 20, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.19.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Rush Limb...

Corn Sugar Lawsuit Moves Forward

AP | By ANDREW DALTON | Posted 12.23.2011 | Home

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 ...

What's In A Name: High Fructose Corn Syrup vs. Corn Sugar

Organic | Posted 12.01.2011 | Healthy Living

Despite urgings from the FDA to the corn industry to discontinue using the term "corn sugar" in place of "high fructose corn syrup," at least two corn industry websites are still using the term.

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. ...

The Not-So-Sweet Truth About High Fructose Corn Syrup

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

The current media debate about the benefits (or lack of harm) of high fructose corn syrup in our diet misses the obvious.

Sugar Farmers Sue Corn Processors For Rebranding HFCS To 'Corn Sugar'

AP | By SARAH SKIDMORE | Posted 06.29.2011 | Home

PORTLAND, Ore. -- The sugar industry is seeking some sweet revenge. A group of sugar farmers and refiners have filed a lawsuit against several corn pr...

High Fructose Corn Syrup Name Change: Good, Bad Or In Between?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The perception that high fructose corn syrup is uniquely bad is allowing manufacturers to gain the glow of a halo simply by abandoning it for the sake of sugar. This gives inappropriate credit.

'Corn Sugar' Has Become A Sticky PR Mess

Dr. Andrew Weil | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Andrew Weil

Recently, Tara Parker-Pope interviewed several food-quality activists about a petition to change the name of high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) to "corn sugar." She asked: What new name would you suggest?

Whoops: Corn Sugar Already Taken

Marion Nestle at the Atlantic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Thanks to alert reader Glen for pointing out that the FDA already has a regulation for Corn Sugar in the Code of Federal Regulations, under food subst...

Goodbye High Fructose Corn Syrup, Hello Corn Sugar (Signed, Corn Industry)

AP | EMILY FREDRIX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — The makers of high fructose corn syrup want to sweeten its image with a new name: corn sugar. The Corn Refiners Association applied ...