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Fruit drink labeling is confusing to many parents, study finds

April 8, 2021

Most parents of young children cannot identify key ingredients in children's drinks after reviewing the packaging, Nutrition Facts and the ingredients list, according to research emailed to Food Dive from the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut and the School of Global Public Health at New York University.

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Reaching Educators with Real Facts: Educating future generation about sugar

April 5, 2021

April 5, 2021 “For the 27,000 Family and Consumer Science teachers across the U.S., the topic of sugar frequently comes up in class. Formerly known as home economics, family and consumer science class is a prime opportunity to educate the next generation of consumers about real sugar and the role it plays in a nutritious, […]

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National Consumers League releases its top 10 food and nutrition policy priorities for 2021

March 23, 2021

March 23, 2021 “NCL is supporting a Citizen’s Petition to FDA to ensure transparent labeling of novel sweeteners and has joined with other consumer groups in urging FDA to stop misleading claims, such as “No Added Sugars,” “Zero Sugar,” and “Reduced Sugars,” that imply a new product is healthier than the original without disclosing that […]

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From Sweets to Sweat: Sugarbeet industry members find love for endurance sports

March 17, 2021

March 17, 2021 “Endurance athletes in the American sugarbeet industry have always understood the value of sugar and the important role in plays in getting them over the finish line.” Laura Rutherford, sugarbeet farmer and endurance runner, talked to six of these athletes, including Andy Fiske, VP of Finance and Operations at the Sugar Association, […]

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Science Prevails over Opinion: New Dietary Guidelines maintain 10 percent added sugars recommendation

March 6, 2021

March 6, 2021 “The DGAs have significant impact on U.S. food and agriculture, as they are the cornerstone of federal nutrition policy, including programs like school lunch, and swerve as authoritative dietary advice to the American public. Given their importance, it is critical they be derived using an objective and transparent approach to evaluate the […]

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Deep Scientific Roots: Maintaining consumer trust in the industry through transparency

January 4, 2021

January 4, 2021 Dr. Courtney Gaine, Presidents and CEO of the Sugar Association, explains the importance of the Association’s deep scientific roots. “The primary role of the Sugar Association is to serve as the scientific voice of the U.S. sugar industry. So, it’s critical that sharing our knowledge of real sugar with consumers starts with […]

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