Lawsuit aims at high fructose corn syrup
Published 03/20/2012, Los Angeles Times/ MCT
In a lawsuit that goes before a Los Angeles federal judge Wednesday, sugar producers accuse their corn industry rivals of false advertising in a campaign that casts the liquid sweetener as “nutritionally the same as table sugar” and claims “your body can’t tell the difference.” Sugar forces argue that high fructose corn syrup is far less healthy than their product and are demanding that the ads run by the Corn Refiners Association be halted and that the corn association pay unspecified monetary damages.Word count: 943
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