The head of major HFCS producer Cargill reports that while HFCS sales had dropped in recent years, they were starting to see a slowing in declining demand, thanks to the industry’s nationwide consumer education campaigns.
April: Just say no.
New York State Assemblywoman Barbara Clark proposes an outright ban on the use or sale of high-fructose corn syrup in the state.
May: Free at last.
Food giant ConAgra announces that its Hunt’s Ketchup will no longer be made with HFCS.