Bittersweet Debate: Sugar V. High Fructose Corn Syrup
April 30, 2012, 1:37 PM EDT
Law360, New York (April 30, 2012, 1:37 PM EDT) -- Several organizations that represent farmers and refiners of cane sugar (sugar producers) recently filed a false advertising lawsuit against several organizations that represent corn refiners and producers of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS producers) in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
The sugar producers allege that the HFCS producers have disseminated advertisements likening high fructose corn syrup to sugar despite the fact that these claims are untrue. The HFCS producers filed a motion to dismiss, arguing that they have done nothing wrong....