Food fight builds as U.S. regulators weigh 'added sugar' label

August 4, 2014 11:01 AM

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NEW YORK Aug 4 (Reuters) - In Washington, a pivotal battle over sugar is heating up. One small corner of the wider culture war over public health and sweeteners, this fight isn't about how much sugar should be in your food, but how much you should know about it.

U.S. food regulators say the public needs to know how much sugar manufacturers add to their products, beyond the sweetener that naturally occurs in the raw ingredients. Companies such as Campbell Soup Company say they don't need to inform the public, and that making a distinction risks dangerous con...

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