Over the weekend, the New York Times reported that ConAgra is conceding to public pressure and will be eliminating high fructose corn syrup from their Hunt's ketchup line.
The article, "For Corn Syrup, Sweet Talk Gets Harder," highlights the role of social media like Facebook and Twitter in spreading public awareness about the issues surrounding HFCS. Also, were any of us surprised when spoof videos mocking those pro-HFCS ads went viral on YouTube?!
This is all great news! But as the article goes on to discuss, the debate about HFCS is far from being over.