A lobbying group representing the manufacturers of High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFC…

A lobbying group representing the manufacturers of High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) has acknowledged that an illegal food additive called HFCS-90 is being sold to food & beverage makers even though the substance has never been tested to be safe or approved for sale by the FDA.

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Corn Refiners Acknowledge Ignoring FDA Regulations to Sell Illegal Industrial Sweetener | via @WSJ

Super-Sweet Food Additive Never Approved by FDA to be Safe – Causing massive disruption to our health and the #FDA does nothing about it!

A lobbying group representing the manufacturers of High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) has acknowledged that an illegal food additive called HFCS-90 is being sold to food and beverage makers even though the substance has never been tested to be safe or approved for sale by the Food & Drug Administration.

In a letter posted by the FDA on April 6th, 2013, J. Patrick Mohan, President of the Corn Refiners Association states that, in direct violation of FDA regulations, "HFCS-90 has been used in the food supply for decades." Despite growing concerns over the health risks posed by High Fructose Corn Syrup, Mohan declares that "a food manufacturer may determine for itself whether a food ingredient is safe," claiming that there is no law that "requires approval of FDA of the safety of a food substance."

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