Dear Mr. Fawkes:

We read your August 5 post “Consumers Take Up The Battle Against Corn Fructose,” with interest, particularly the comments “that your body doesn’t understand, your body can’t process properly, fools your body into believing that it’s still not full and, oh, makes you fat,” regarding high fructose corn syrup. We would like to provide you with science-based information on this safe sweetener and be a reference for you for future articles.

Scientific information, sourced from peer-reviewed journal articles that studied high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) specifically, as well as FDA and the USDA, can be found in the following brochure that provides fully cited answers to frequently asked questions about HFCS Links for many of the studies noted in the brochure can be found at

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