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Providing Safe Foods: Heat forms potentially harmful substance in high-fructose corn syrup

Sun, 02/28/2010 - 7:30pm

High-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), that ubiquitous sweetener in soda, fruit drinks and processed foods, may pose another problem besides adding on the pounds. Researchers have found that heating the syrup promotes formation of potentially dangerous levels of a toxic substance in the corn syrup often fed to honey bees.Intro theme and music by Kevin MacLeod. Creative Commons licensed audio from freesound.iua.upf.edu.

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