Reducing consumption of sugary drinks should be a critical dietary approach to reducing cardiovascular risk in children, claims a commentary published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association.
Once upon a time sugar was sugar, and sugar was most definitely not good for you. So the Corn Refiners Association move to rebrand high fructose corn syrup as corn sugar is a daring move – but should do little to sweeten its reputation.
Results from third-party testing conducted on high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) from all the production facilities in the US and Canada show that no quantifiable levels of mercury were detected in any of the samples analyzed, claims the CRA.
A policy group is calling on the US food safety regulator and industry to make changes to practices as two studies claim the food supply is being contaminated by mercury tainted high fructose corn syrup.
Senomyx posted a 41 per cent rise in half-year sales to $9.6m, despite a second quarter drop in revenues, as it continues to collaborate with leading food and confectionery groups for ingredient innovation.