Much-maligned high fructose corn syrup is getting a makeover. The Corn Refiner’s Association is vying to get the stuff officially renamed as “corn sugar.” The process will take years, but the propaganda has already begun.
The ads feature a parent wandering through a field of corn. They talk to the camera about how they’re concerned about what their children eat and were confused by the information out there about HFCS. So they consulted info by “medical and nutrition experts” and discovered that “Whether it’s corn sugar or cane sugar, your body can’t tell the difference. Sugar is sugar.”
Well shoot, these tv actors have done all my research for me. Case closed!