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Sugar Association Statement on WHO Guideline on Sugars: It’s Misleading for ‘Strong’ Guidelines to be Backed By Only ‘Moderate,’ ‘Low’ and ‘Very Low’ Evidence

March 4, 2015

The Sugar Association appreciates the World Health Organization’s (WHO) efforts to address obesity and dental caries around the world.

The Sugar Association Responds to 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Report

February 19, 2015

The Sugar Association is troubled by the lack of consistency in the scientific process and quality of evidence used by the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (Committee) as the basis for its Advisory Report to the Secretaries of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

SAI Submits Comments to 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

December 12, 2014

The Sugar Association has submitted comments to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee.

The Facts About the Nutrition Facts Panel: ‘Sugars’ Have Been Provided to Consumers for More Than Two Decades

October 28, 2014

If you’ve ever wondered how much sugar is in a product, just turn to the nutrition facts panel (NFP). For more than two decades a product’s total “sugars” are prominently displayed on the NFP.

The Sugar Association Donates Salad Bars to 10 Saint Louis Public Schools

October 16, 2014

In recognition of National School Lunch Week and ongoing national attention around the healthfulness of school meals, The Sugar Association is donating salad bars to 10 Saint Louis Public Schools.

The Sugar Association Voices Concern Regarding the World Health Organization (WHO) Draft Guideline Development Process and Lack of Transparency

September 4, 2014

The Sugar Association (SA) expressed concern that the World Health Organization has not followed their own important principles thus far in the development of their Draft Guideline for sugars, released in March 2014.

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