Articles Tagged with high fructose corn syrup

Consumer Group Asks FDA To Limit Sweeteners In Soft Drinks

Limit Sweeteners In Soft Drinks

The Center for Science in Public Interest has officially implored the FDA, urging them to require soda manufacturers to reduce the amount of sweeteners like high-fructose corn syrup in their products. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is a US regulatory agency responsible for setting health and safety guidelines for items such as food,… Read more »

Corn Syrup Might Be Contributing to Obesity By Increasing Hunger, Study Finds

Study finds high fructose corn syrup increses appetite.

A new study finds that types of sugar that is used in sodas and many types of foods is increasing people’s appetites and therefore causing obesity. Researchers at Yale University conducted a new study using bran scans of people that ingested high-fructose corn syrup. They found that fructose affected the region that regulates appetite, suggesting… Read more »

FDA: High Fructose Corn Syrup Can’t Be Called “Corn Sugar”

High Fructose Corn Syrup is not Sugar says FDA

In 2010 the Corn Refiners Association put in a request with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in which they asked for permission to change the name of “high fructose corn syrup” to the more friendly “corn sugar” and on Thursday the FDA denied that request. According to the FDA sugar is a “solid, dried… Read more »