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Old 02-25-2011, 06:58 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by Richter X View Post
Actually you can blame the corn lobby for that. They lobbied to have heavy sugar tariffs so it's too expensive to import sugar from other countries. Also why most soft drinks in the US still have HFCS in them, whilst south of the border they use sugar.
It was the sugar lobby that put the sugar tariffs in place. Corn growers may benefit from it but it was the sugar industry that set themselves up all cushy. Anyone who drinks soda with high fructose corn syrup in it deserves their cancer. Jones Soda for the win.
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