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Bull’s Eye Original Barbecue Sauce Now Contains HFCS

Well, since this is a blog about listing products that do NOT contain high-fructose corn syrup, I usually don't post about products that do unless they stand out for some reason. In this case, a product I show-cased as proudly boasting, "No High-Fructose Corn Syrup" on its label has, sadly reverted to using HFCS. That product is Bull's Eye Original Barbecue Sauce. I noticed that the "No High-Fructose Corn Syrup" disappeared off the label at some point recently. Then I started getting comments giving me a heads-up that it now does contain high-fructose corn syrup. Sure enough, it now does. Big step backwards! It's thing's like this that sent me on a quest to learn to make things completely from scratch as an alternative to relying … [Read more...]

Hall of Shame – Campbell’s Soup At Hand Creamy Tomato Soup

A new feature here at High-Fructose High - the Hall of Shame! When a product that most people would not expect to have a sweetener in it lists high-fructose corn syrup in it, it is a contender for the Hall of Shame! Today's entry into the High-Fructose High Hall of Shame is Campbell's Soup At Hand Creamy Tomato Soup. High-fructose corn syrup is listed as the THIRD ingredient! Tomato puree, water, high fructose corn syrup... WHY? That puts 1 serving of soup at 34 grams of carbohydrates (24 grams of which are SUGAR carbohydrates) - according to their own label. That is, in my opinion, not much better than drinking a can of pop for lunch and popping a vitamin c lozenge. Your thoughts are welcome in the comments section! … [Read more...]