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FDA Commissioner says agency revisiting confusing added sugars labeling rule

September 7, 2018

The Sugar Association applauds U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb for his September 6, 2018, statement recognizing the need to revisit the yet to be implemented rule requiring labeling of added sugars for single-ingredient sweeteners such as sugar, honey and maple syrup on the new Nutrition Facts Label (NFL).

The Sugar Association Launches New Website to Share Sugar Knowledge & Increase Consumer Confidence

July 10, 2018

The Sugar Association, the scientific voice of the U.S. sugar industry, today announced the launch of its completely redesigned website, with a goal of making this engaging and useful tool a home for consumers seeking facts and information about sugar.

Study Shows FDA Added Sugars Label Confuses Consumers

June 18, 2018

Majority of consumers incorrectly believe that retail bags or boxes of pure sugar contain added sugars.

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Food Navigator Highlights Science-Based Message Strategy Behind New Sugar.org Website

August 14, 2018

Leading food and ingredient news outlet Food Navigator interviewed Sugar Association Vice President of Communications Chris Hogan about the newly launched Sugar.org website.

Chris Hogan Joins the Sugar Association as Vice President of Communications

April 9, 2018

Continuing its efforts to bring facts and balance to the dialogue about sugar, the Sugar Association has hired industry veteran Chris Hogan as its Vice President of Communications.

Dr. Courtney Gaine featured in Food Dive: Sugar’s Future Tastes Sweet Despite Health Push, Competing Sweeteners

March 1, 2018

Along with other scientists in the field, Dr. Courtney Gaine, Sugar Association President and CEO, commented on both the trends in sugar consumption and the unique functional properties of sugar in foods.

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