New Study: Fructose and Added Sugars Should Not be Singled Out in Obesity
Oct 29, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC – The following may be attributed to the Corn Refiners Association regarding the study, "Food availability of glucose and fat, but not fructose, increased in the US between 1970 and 2009: analysis of the USDA food availability data system,” published in Nutrition Journal
Yet Another Study Proves the Nutritional Equivalence of HFCS and Sugar, and the Safety of Fructose Consumption
Sep 2, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC – A new study published in Nutrition Research confirms what scientific data has demonstrated for years: Sugar and high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) are nutritionally equivalent. Furthermore, it shows that at normal levels of fructose consumption there are no adverse effects on energy regulating hormones, triglycerides or uric acid.
CRA Statement on Study on the Effects of Fructose on Liver Disease
Jun 24, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC (June 25, 2013) – The authors of the recent Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN) have failed to prove anything about human consumption of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and other sugars.
Mintel: Consumers Much More Likely To Avoid Total Sugars Than Specific Types When Choosing Food And Beverage Brands
Jun 17, 2013 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 18, 2013) — Consumers avoid total sugars more than they avoid any specific sweetener, according to a new brand-level consumer attitudes and behavior study about food and beverages from Mintel Research Consultancy.
NPD Group Shows Diners’ Attitudes Don’t Match Their Behaviors
Apr 23, 2013 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 24, 2013) — The latest research from The NPD Group shows specific food or beverage ingredients do not significantly influence consumer choices of restaurant and menu items although consumers express the desire for more nutritional information.
Mintel’s New Category-Specific Data Reveals Consumers Want Less Total Sugar
Mar 31, 2013 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 1, 2013) — According to a new study from Mintel Research Consultancy exploring consumer attitudes about the 12 highest volume food and beverage categories, the percentage concerned about total sugars in their diet ranges between 21 percent to 60 percent.
Statement from J. Patrick Mohan, Interim President of the Corn Refiners Association, on the New York State Supreme Court’s Decision to Invalidate New York City’s Ban on Large Sugar-Sweetened Beverages
Mar 11, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC (March 12, 2013)- “The recent decision by New York City to ban large, sugar-sweetened drinks was a misdirected attempt to solve the serious health issue of obesity and obesity-related diseases by seeking to demonize a specific product instead of looking for productive solutions.
New Study on Fructose Ignores "Real World" Dietary Habits to Make Poorly Supported Claims about Weight Gain
Jan 1, 2013 WASHINGTON — Study’s Subjects Fed Massive Amounts of Sugars in a Way People Do not Consume in Real Life
Caution: New Study Alleging HFCS-Diabetes Link is Flawed and Misleading
Nov 25, 2012 WASHINGTON – A new study, to be released Tuesday, November 27, by researchers from USC and Oxford, uses a severely flawed statistical methodology and ignores well established medical facts to “suggest” a unique link between high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and Type 2 diabetes. A previous study critical of HFCS from the lead author, Dr. Michael I. Goran, has met with severe criticism for both its study design and conclusions.
Sugar Industry Denies Misleading Public Despite Media Reports Exposing "Pay-for-Play" Campaign Against Corn Refiners
Oct 29, 2012 WASHINGTON – In court documents filed yesterday, attorneys for the U.S. sugar industry tried to deny that The Sugar Association is deceiving consumers into believing that processed table sugar is safer and more healthful than high fructose corn syrup, even as several recent media stories revealed they are funding secretive campaigns to attack HFCS and other sweeteners.