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Sugar and Corn Refining Parties Settle Lawsuit

November 20, 2015

The Parties continue their commitments to practices that encourage safe and healthful use of their products, including moderation in the consumption of table sugar, high fructose corn syrup and other sweeteners.

The Sugar Association Raises Concerns About Lack of Scientific Justification for ‘Added Sugars’ Labeling in Comments to FDA

October 14, 2015

The Sugar Association is raising serious concerns about the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposal to require an “added sugars” declaration and daily reference value (DRV) on the Nutrition Facts Label (NFL)

Statement on the Food and Drug Administration’s Proposed Daily Value on ‘Added Sugars’

July 24, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has an important role in our nation’s food supply to ensure that consumers are not misled by positive or negative claims about the food and beverages they purchase and consume.

Sugar Association Questions Integrity of Scientific Process in 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Recommendations Guidance on ‘Added Sugars’ Does Not Meet the Scientific Standards Mandated by Congress

May 8, 2015

The Sugar Association (SAI) has filed comments in response to the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s (DCAC) recent recommendations, raising concerns about new guidance on “added sugars” and the manner by which these recommendations were derived.

Sugar Association’s Dr. Gaine ‘Raises Concerns’ About Dietary Guidelines Process at Public Hearing

March 24, 2015

The Sugar Association questioned the 2015 Dietary Guidelines process in public testimony delivered today, noting that the Committee has taken “added sugars” recommendations into unchartered territory, raising serious concerns about timing, consistency and potential biases.

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.

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