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FDA: Evaporated Cane Juice is “False or Misleading”

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday released its final guidance regarding use of the controversial term “evaporated cane juice,” having deemed it to be “false or misleading.” The agency recommends that food and beverage companies that list evaporated cane juice as an ingredient instead use “sugar” and optionally accompany it with “a truthful, non-misleading descriptor to distinguish the ingredient from other cane-based sweeteners.”

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