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May 20, 2016, 17:16 ET The Sugar Association Statement on FDA's 'Added Sugars' Declaration

The Sugar Association is disappointed by the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) ruling to require an "added sugars" declaration and daily...


Jan 07, 2016, 13:28 ET 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Recommendation for Added Sugars Intake: Agenda Based, Not Science Based

The Sugar Association issued the following statement in response to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Everyone recognizes it is important...


Oct 14, 2015, 13:37 ET The Sugar Association Raises Concerns About Lack of Scientific Justification for 'Added Sugars' Labeling in Comments to FDA

The Sugar Association is raising serious concerns about the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) proposal to require an "added sugars" declaration...


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 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...


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...


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...


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...


Dec 21, 2007, 00:00 ET Federal Judge Issues New Rulings in Splenda Suit; Another Setback for Splenda Manufacturers

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federal court judge in Los Angeles cleared the way for attorneys for the Sugar Association to...


Dec 19, 2006, 00:00 ET Attention Artificial Sweetener Users - Calorie Savings Don't Add Up

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- As we start the New Year, here's some advice for all calorie watchers. The next time you reach for a packet...


Oct 05, 2006, 01:00 ET Child Health Month: The Real Truth About Sugar and Child Nutrition

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- October is Child Health Month, making this the perfect time to clarify some facts about kids' health and what...


Nov 15, 2005, 00:00 ET Consumers Turning Back to Real Sugar (Sucrose)

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- New sugar deliveries reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service (USDA/ERS)...


Jan 27, 2005, 00:00 ET Five Lawsuits Filed Against Splenda

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- False advertising lawsuits are mounting against chemical sweetener manufacturer Johnson & Johnson/McNeil...


Jan 12, 2005, 00:00 ET Sugar Association Response to Dietary Guidelines

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sugar Association acknowledges the US Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services for their...


Dec 07, 2004, 00:00 ET Memories of Fresh Baked Sugar Cookies (Advice and Recipe from the Sugar Association)

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- There is nothing more nostalgic than the smell of fresh baked sugar cookies coming from the kitchen. The...


Nov 30, 2004, 00:00 ET FDA Denies Soft Drink Industry Request

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- In a November 26 action, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) withdrew the soft drink industry's 1993...


Aug 23, 2004, 01:00 ET Sugar Association Disputes Implied Sucrose Ties to Obesity

WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- In a letter published in the August 21 issue of the journal The Lancet, Dr. Charles Baker, Vice President...


Aug 10, 2004, 01:00 ET Study Linking Sucrose and Breast Cancer Questioned

WASHINGTON, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to a recent study published in the journal "Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention," the...