A brawl between brewers over a Super Bowl ad last winter was not just a market-share battle between beer-making giants. It also offered a revealing look the reduced role corn sweeteners are playing in the food and beverage industry. (No paywall)
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, seeking the Republican nomination for president, "is parting ways with the [sugar] industry and calling for an end to government subsidies that have boosted company profits for decades," reports the Washington Post.
Researchers at a Boston Hospital discovered a hormone that could be the basis for a "fructose tolerance test," says Harvard University, which could identify people at risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.