ANH Feature: EFSA Defends Controversial Sweetener Aspartame (Again)

EFSA says no cancer risk and maintains approval of aspartame

Aspartame, also identified as E951 on label ingredient lists, is the technical name for the non-nutritive artificial sweetener sold under the brand names NutraSweet, Equal, Spoonful, Equal-Measure, Canderel and various other names.  The highest authority on food safety in Europe, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), has again declared the sweetener as safe, despite animal studies showing its carcinogenic potential and complaints of neurological, behavioural and gastro-intestinal side-effects by thousands of consumers around the world.

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