High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is a controversial sweetener in the U.S. food supply. The Corn Refiners Association and food manufacturers who use it defend its safety while others decry it as a toxin in the food supply. As a result of so much conflicting information, many Americans do not fully understand the scientific research on this substance. After reviewing all the articles on the pros and cons to high fructose corn syrup and other sugars, complete your two discussion posts.
Clearly state your position on this controversial sweetener.
Do you believe that the consumption of high fructose corn syrup is a contributor to obesity, diabetes, or other health problems?
Why should it or should it not be permitted for use in the food supply?
Please make sure you cite specific examples from this week’s readings or other reliable sources to support your position.