Food Labeling and Food Science professionals have been awaiting the decision of FDA on the Petition of the Corn Refiners Association to permit HFCS to be labeled as "Corn Sugar". The FDA decision, contained in a letter written by Michael Landa, Director of CFSAN, was released on May 30.

Rather than read the often inaccurate and conclusory articles in the popular and "food safety" media, Regulatory Food Science professionals should read the full text of the letter (and footnotes) which we post below.

The letter is most notable for what it does not say and for the issues that it does not address.