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Labeling Added Sugars

October 29, 2014

The average American consumes 22 teaspoons of sugar per day, or 75 pounds of sugar per person per year. This is because sugar is in almost everything. And yet the sugar industry continues to assert that there is no direct link between sugar consumption and obesity and diabetes. Now the Food and Drug Administration is considering new regulations that would require food manufacturers to inform consumers about how much sugar is added to the foods they produce. Not surprisingly, the sugar industry is strongly opposed to the proposed regulations. And John Oliver is taking them on.

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