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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.

NPD Group Eating Trends Report Says Taste Is King

August 2, 2011

A report of national eating trends presented at this week’s International Sweetener Symposium shed some light on the habits of consumers and the main drivers behind what we choose to eat during a meal.

Institute of Medicine: No Scientific Justification for Sugar Intake Limits

October 14, 2010

Government officials finalizing guidelines for Americans’ diets and exploring possible front-of-package food labels received a clear signal yesterday from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) – there is no scientific justification for targeting sugar.

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