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Aug 01, 2014, 08:00 ET

The Sugar Association Calls For Withdrawal of 'Added Sugars' Labeling Proposal in Comments Filed to FDA

The Sugar Association (SA) filed comments today in response to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Proposed Rule, Food Labeling: Revision of the...

Feb 04, 2014, 15:39 ET

New JAMA Study Wrongly Magnifies Hysteria About All-Natural Sugar

Reliance on Observational Methodology and Intake Estimates Fuels Flawed Conclusions, Is Not Proof of Causation The Sugar Association takes...

Nov 18, 2013, 12:12 ET

'% Less Sugar' Claim Continues to Confuse Consumers; FDA Action Needed

Divided by a decade yet the results are the same: American consumers remain confused by "% less Sugar" claims on product packages. In separate...

Aug 14, 2013, 15:14 ET

Sugar Association Addresses Misrepresentation of Recent Study

 The Sugar Association is taking issue with the recent coverage of a study examining the impact of "added sugars" on mice.   An...

Jul 31, 2013, 12:01 ET

Consumers Still Misled, Confused About Realities of Sugar Consumption

New Survey Shows Parents Continue to Prefer Natural Over Artificial Sweeteners Americans' consumption of sugar (sucrose) has decreased by 35...

Sep 05, 2012, 12:01 ET

ADM and Cargill, Failing to Avoid False Advertising Lawsuit, Lash Out at Sugar Industry

 It started with the name. Now four of the nation's largest corn processors are attempting to blame the Sugar Association.  The...

May 30, 2012, 19:49 ET

FDA Denies Petition to Rename High-Fructose Corn Syrup

 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today denied a Corn Refiners Association (CRA) petition to rename high-fructose corn syrup "corn...

May 24, 2012, 10:00 ET

Enough Is Enough: There's Only One Sugar... And It's Not High-Fructose Corn Syrup

In recent weeks, there has been a rash of inaccurate reports about all-natural sugar. These reports have continually misrepresented the facts...

Feb 07, 2012, 15:21 ET

Sugar Farmers Reject Bid To Remove Key Defendants From False Advertising Lawsuit Against Corn Processors

 Attorneys for the Sugar Association and sugar farmers it represents late Monday filed papers in federal court accusing members of the Corn...

Dec 19, 2011, 10:30 ET

Sugar Association Sends FDA Scientific Findings, Consumer Research

 The Sugar Association, citing recent consumer research and a new study on human metabolism, advised the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to...

Nov 21, 2011, 11:00 ET

Sugar Growers Accuse Corn Refiners Association, ADM and Cargill with Conspiracy to Deceive Consumers through National False Advertising Campaign

Sugar cane and sugar beet growers have filed an amended complaint in federal court charging that corporate members of the Corn Refiners...

Nov 10, 2011, 11:21 ET

Survey Shows Proposed Name Change for High-Fructose Corn Syrup Would Mislead Consumers

Changing the name of high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) to "corn sugar" would confuse consumers and thwart food shoppers' attempts to avoid the...

Nov 02, 2011, 11:38 ET

"Most Influential Lawyer" Joins False Advertising Case Against Corn Processors

W. Mark Lanier, the Houston attorney renowned for securing trial verdicts amounting to hundreds of millions of dollars, has joined the legal team...

Oct 22, 2011, 17:20 ET

Federal Judge Rules Against Corn Processors

A federal judge has ruled that the case brought by American sugar farmers against big corn processors to stop their false advertising about high...

Mar 30, 2010, 10:00 ET

European Food Safety Authority: No Link Between Sugars and Obesity

Advocates for severely limiting sugar intake in the name of fighting obesity received another set back last week at the hands of the European Food...

Jan 26, 2010, 10:43 ET

Sugar Association Seeks to Set the Record Straight on 'Sugar-Sweetened Beverage' Terminology

As the debates about "eat this -- not that" continue to dominate the obesity conversations, it is time to set the record straight about what...

Apr 20, 2009, 05:00 ET

Sugar Association Congratulates Pepsi on New Sugar-Based Beverages

The Sugar Association and its member companies congratulate PepsiCo and local bottlers across the country on their introduction of Pepsi Throwback...

Nov 17, 2008, 12:00 ET

The Sugar Association and McNeil Nutritionals Jointly Announce Settlement of Lawsuit

The Sugar Association and McNeil Nutritionals jointly announced today that they have reached a settlement of a lawsuit pending in U.S. District...

Sep 09, 2008, 01:00 ET

Sugar's Healing Powers

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- We all know that sugar makes good foods taste better, helps breads rise, creates cookies'...

May 30, 2008, 01:00 ET

The Sugar Association Applauds California Assembly Health Committee's Plans to Hold Hearings on Deceptive Advertising of Artificial Sweeteners

WASHINGTON, May 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark Lanier, who was recently honored with the Massachusetts Trial Lawyers Association's 2008...