Sweeteners

31 May: In A Victory For Consumers, FDA Turns Thumbs Down On “Corn Sugar” Alias For HFCS

Thanks to Linda Bonvie, blogger for the Citizens for Health project Food Identity Theft, for the following post. For the past several months, we here at Food Identity Theft have urged our readers to submit their comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on the Corn Refiners Association’s petition to allow the name “high fructose corn syrup” to be…

24 Oct: Federal Judge Rules Against Corn Processors

Contact: Gene Grabowski (202) 270-6560 Email: ggrabowski@levick.com  Consumer Deception at Issue in False Advertising Case LOS ANGELES — (October 22, 2011) – A federal judge has ruled that the case brought by American sugar farmers against big corn processors to stop their false advertising about high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) must go forward. According to U.S. District Judge Consuelo B….

27 Sep: Citizens for Health Launches New Website!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Primary Media Contact: Kevin Sanchez Hollenbeck Associates (415) 227-1150 ext. 10 kevin@hollenbeckassociates.com FoodIdentityTheft.com Alerts Consumers to Deceptive Product Packaging WASHINGTON, DC – As the nation’s food integrity is under attack by profit-hungry corporations, and consumers are being targeted by deceptive packaging practices, Citizens for Health, has launched a new website, FoodIdentityTheft.com, to alert and inform Americans about…

26 Jan: NGO’s Call For Diet Drink’s Aspartame To Be Dumped

January 10, 2010 via www.organicnz.org Safe food campaigning NGO’s are once again calling for drinks and foods containing artificial sweeteners to be taken out of supermarket trolleys and 2010 school tuck-shops. The Soil & Health Association of New Zealand and Safe Food Campaign point out that the sweetener aspartame in Diet drinks, and most sugar-free gums, is widely accepted to…

12 Oct: Why Are Doctors Selling Out to Coke?

By Marion Nestle On October 6, the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) announced its new partnership with Coca-Cola. What does AAFP get from this? A grant “to develop consumer education content on beverages and sweeteners for FamilyDoctor.org.” The AAFP, says its president, looks forward to working with The Coca-Cola Company, and other companies in the future, on the development…