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“Based in Washington, DC, the Sugar Association has served as the scientific voice of the U.S. sugar industry since 1943. On behalf of the sugarbeet and sugarcane growers, processors and refiners we represent, we work to increase consumer understanding and confidence in the role that real sugar plays in a nutritious, balanced and enjoyable diet. We do this by connecting people with real sugar facts and stories through social media; offering free educational handouts and videos to consumers, educators and health professionals; and exhibiting at conferences. This is also accomplished through advocating for evidence-based federal nutrition and food policy and supporting new research that helps us understand food, nutrition, the consumers and the role sugar plays in the diet.”

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Not Faking It – Push for alternative sweetener labeling reform picks up steam

May 2, 2022

“The use of alternative sweeteners in the food supply has drastically increased over the past 25 years, but the FDA’s labeling requirements have not kept up with this changing food supply…And now, more and more individuals are letting the FDA this is an important issues that requires the agency’s attention.” Dr. Courtney Gaine, President and […]

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Sugar Association Files Supplemental Petition Urging Regulatory Changes for Artificially Sweetened Foods

March 11, 2022

“This week the Sugar Association submitted a Supplemental petition (“Supplement”) to FDA to further support the Association’s June 2020 petition Misleading Labeling Sweeteners and Request for Enforcement Action (“Petition”).” Read the full article at: https://www.natlawreview.com/article/sugar-association-files-supplemental-petition-urging-regulatory-changes-artificially

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New evidence submitted to FDA supports swift action on artificial sweetener labeling reform

March 11, 2022

“The Sugar Association’s filing, Supplement to Petition for Prohibition of Misleading Labeling of Sweeteners; and Supplemental Request for Promulgation of Regulations, provides new data in support of the association’s original Citizen Petition in June 2020, and demonstrates the problems with artificial sweetener labeling are getting more prolific in the absence of FDA action.” Read the […]

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