A recently published study led by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) shows a potential association between the diagnosis of autism in boys and theirContinue Reading Study finds link between autism in boys and maternal diet soda and aspartame consumption
Researchers from the Florida State University College of Medicine have unveiled findings from an ongoing study revealing a potential link between aspartame consumption and learning and memory deficits in mice.
Aspartame is an artificial sweetener…Continue Reading Study links aspartame consumption to learning and memory deficits in mice
Assessments of the health impacts of the non-sugar sweetener aspartame have led to disagreements among various research and public health groups.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and…Continue Reading International agency says aspartame is possibly carcinogenic but FDA disagrees
After completing its “first full risk assessment” of aspartame and associated breakdown products, a European Union food-safety group has concluded that the controversial artificial sweetener is safe for human consumption at current levels of exposure.
Continue Reading EU Food Safety Group: Aspartame Safe at Current Consumption Levels
The public comment period for new labeling rules on flavored milk an 17 other dairy products will end May 21 at 11:59 p.m. eastern time, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposal posted …
Continue Reading Comment Period on Labeled Sweeteners in Milk Ends Tonight
Last month, the European Union’s food safety body published its long-awaited safety assessment of the controversial artificial sweetener aspartame, deeming the substance not dangerous to human health. Comments on the document will be accepted through…
Continue Reading Comment Period for EU Aspartame Assessment Drawing to a Close
Next month’s promised release of a new “full re-evaluation” of the sweetener aspartame is not going to happen until at least May 2013. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) asked for the extra time, and…
Continue Reading European Review of Aspartame Put Off Until 2013
The European Food Safety Authority is moving up a review of the artificial sweetener aspartame originally scheduled for 2020. In doing so, EFSA will be writing another chapter in one of the longest running controversies…
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