Thursday, September 23, 2010

What's in a name? Corn sugar.


This week, the Corn Refiners Association, which represents firms who make the product, petitioned the FDA to change the ingredient’s name to “corn sugar.”

Also, on the "sugar" front, the Newark Star-Ledger talked about the FDA action on Avandia:

The restrictions will require patients to sign documents indicating they are aware of the risks associated with taking the drug, and physicians will be limited to prescribing the medicine to certain patients who cannot control their glucose levels with other drugs.


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