US food industry wages bitter fight over sugars and corn syrup

McCarthy, Michael
March 2014
BMJ: British Medical Journal;3/1/2014, Vol. 348 Issue 7947, p5
Academic Journal
The article reports on the 2011 lawsuit filed by the Sugar Association and a group of large U.S. sugar producers against major producers of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and the trade group, the Corn Refiners Association. Topics discussed include the cost to the food industry to sway public opinion and capture market share and sugar companies' claim that corn refining companies conducted a false and misleading publicity campaign in a bid to stop a decline in HFCS sales.


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