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1 in 50 New Food Products are High Fructose Corn Syrup-Free via @PlanetGreen

1 in 50 New Food Products are High Fructose Corn Syrup-Free via @PlanetGreen

It seems more and more people are avoiding HFCS like the plague. According to Food Navigator USA , 1 in 50 new products on the market are HFCS-free, which of course, is documented in plain sight on their label. Food Navigator USA reports: [It's] a growing trend on the part of food manufacturers to avoid anything consumers don't recognize on a label and steer clear of anything pilloried by the media (fairly or otherwise). HFCS Gets Bad Press To be honest, I believe this is directed at HFCS specifically. While we are starting to become aware of scary ingredients and additives, HFCS has taken the bulk of the bad food press this year, right up there with trans fats. I wrote over at TreeHugger that the white sugar industry is even suing HFCS so that HFCS can't use the word sugar in its title. The Western Sugar Cooperative recently filed suit against sugar refiners for misleadin...

Full article: http://planetgreen.discovery.com/food-health/1-in-50-new-...

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