high-fructose corn syrup

Save Your Thanksgiving from Bad Weather, Bad Food, Big Business

Thanksgiving might not feel like the most appetizing time to start thinking about the safety and health of the food supply. But maybe out harvest festival is the perfect time to consider it -- and to consider what it would cost to give your family a kinder, healthier Thanksgiving Day feast.

Why Sugar Is Suing High Fructose Corn Syrup

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.

Is Pepsi's Removal of Sodas from Schools Just a Publicity Stunt?

As a step in the journey to address the nation's crushing childhood obesity crisis, Pepsi's removal of sugary sodas from schools is merely a symbolic move. Not only will the company's sales be nominally (if at all)impacted, but it won't stop kids from drinking sodas either.