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Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • The rebranding of high fructose syrup
    After years of consumer campaigns against high fructose corn syrup, the Corn Refiners Association has decided to change the name of this controversial sweetener to Corn Sugar. Now the sugar industry is taking them to court. We get an update on the law suit and talk about the ethics of rebranding.9:06 a.m.
    Adam Fox: Partner at Squire Sanders & Dempsey Law firm in Los Angeles. They are representing the Sugar Industry in their suit agaist the Corn Refinery Association
    Akshay Rao: Professor of marketing at the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management.
  • Is Chris Christie's weight a political issue?
    New Jersey governor and potential GOP Presidential candidate Chris Christie is overweight, and several political pundits are saying this should be a political consideration for both Christie and voters.9:45 a.m.
    Paul Campos: Professor of law at the University of Colorado. He is the author of "The Obesity Myth."
  • Talking Volumes: Jonathan Franzen
    Jonathan Franzen joined Kerri Miller for a Talking Volumes conversation about his book "Freedom." Recorded at the Fitzgerald Theater on Sept. 21, 2010.10:06 a.m.

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