TCPALM: Editorial: Time to talk about ending sugar protections

TCPALM: September 30, 2016. Written by Editorial Board.

In a Sept. 16 New York Times op-ed on "The Shady History of Big Sugar," historian David Singerman details how the industry's "machinations" have, for more than a century, helped fuel both sugar consumption and sugar profits.

The latest evidence were revelations published earlier this month in JAMA Internal Medicine showing that over the course of five decades, the industry gamed vital research on the connection between diet and heart disease, paying scientists to downplay sugar's culpability.

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