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Big Bad Corn

Lappé Anthony

We all know sugary drinks can make us fat --- and possibly even kill our brains (see the scary results of a recent study in the new New Scientist magazine). But despite the known hazards of high fructose corn syrup, it's now in nearly every processed foodstuff you buy. How did Big Corn come to rule? This awesome infographic tells the not-so-sweet story.

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  • Jed Oelbaum

    I wish the info in this was footnoted in some way. There is a list of sites on the bottom of the graphic, but they are not links, and when I typed two of 'em in to my browser they 404'ed.