I've heard a lot about High Fructose Corn Syrup in the news recently.  Is it still safe for my customers?

October 11, 2010
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Dr. John White
October 11, 2010
Despite what you've heard in the news, HFCS is still the same safe sweetener it has been for 40 years.  And scientists knowledgeable about caloric sweeteners now agree that HFCS and sucrose (table sugar) are nutritionally indistinguishable.  This simply means the human body can't tell them apart.  Both HFCS and sucrose have Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) status from the US Food and Drug Administration, and both have been judged nutritionally equivalent by recent independent expert panels and respected nutritionists.  HFCS is still a safe and economical choice for food and beverage manufacturers.



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