The debate surrounding the safety of High Fructose Corn Syrup is bubbling. The internet is abuzz with cries for the return of sugar to replace the suspect corn sweetener. This spring expect to see high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) removed from some familiar beverage brands. Snapple owner Dr Pepper Snapple Group just announced that it will be replacing HFCS in its line of Snapple teas with sugar. PepsiCo has joined in the fun with its new Throwback versions of sugar-sweetened Pepsi and Mountain Dew.

 

The High Fructose Corn Syrup debate centers around studies that suggest 

 

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