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The Sugar Association’s Andrew Briscoe Discusses Sugar Myths and More on Farm Country Radio

May 1, 2012

In an interview with Dave Williams, Briscoe discusses everything from employment -146,000 people are employed by the U.S. sugar industry – to the making of brown sugar, “sweet feed” and practicing moderation.

Study Published by the American Heart Association on Sweetened Beverages Is Misleading

March 12, 2012

The American Heart Association (AHA) continues its assault on sugars by publishing a recent analysis of sweetened beverage intakes and their alleged effects on the risk of heart disease.

The Sugar Association Letter to Dr. Marion Nestle Providing Accurate Sugars Consumption Data

February 23, 2012

The Sugar Association letter to Dr. Nestle expressed its concern about misinformation reported on added sugars consumption.

Sugar Association Finds Opinion Piece Published in Nature Non-Scientific and Irresponsible

February 2, 2012

There is an obesity problem in our country that can lead to the very serious health issues mentioned in the comment – but it originates from the combination of overconsumption of all foods and lack of exercise.

Institute of Medicine Panel Ignores the Science in Most Recent Front-of-Package Report

October 24, 2011

The Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) most recent report on Front of Package Labeling reflects a surprising reversal of its 2010 Phase I science-based recommendation on sugars, in which the panel concluded that total or added sugars were not one of the “most pressing diet-related health concerns.”

Sugarbeet and Cane Farmers Celebrate Food Day, Stress Importance of Real Foods, Balanced Diets, and Healthy Lifestyles

October 24, 2011

The Sugar Association applauds the “Food Day” efforts to address the major dietary and food related issues facing this country and its future generations.

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