Experts say high-fructose corn syrup contributes to the obesity epidemic, and the FDA just blocked its makers from calling it "corn sugar." But there's an even smarter way the government could foil this fat-maker.
When you need to give yourself a whole new image, there's nothing like changing your name. Which may be why high fructose corn syrup, the scourge of dieticians and dieters everywhere, wants to rebrand itself "corn sugar." But there's one big obstacle: the sugar industry, which is going to court to protect its good name.