SugarScience News Archive
March 19, 2015
Audio: The Bitter Battle over Sugar Labeling
A lot of unlikely food products include more sugar than occurs naturally -- including deli meats, bread and trail mix. Now the FDA wants labels to specify how much sugar is added â€” and that has the food industry up in arms. Why doesn't it want consumers to know?
March 11, 2015
UCSF researchers uncover tainted decades-old studies on tooth decay
Researchers at UC San Francisco recently exposed a conflict of interest between the private sector and federal government on the effect of sugar on teeth. The researchers found documents from the 1960s and '70s that showed a coordinated effort to cover up findings showing how reduced sugar consumption would prevent tooth decay.