Comment - High Fructose Corn Syrup

The use of High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) as a sweetening agent in food and drink has become a hot potato in the US. Some scientists blame HFCS for rising obesity levels while others suggest that describing it as ‘all natural’ is misleading. But Annette Farr argues that making a scapegoat of one type of refined carbohydrate is rather missing the point.