Reply To: WHO's cancer research agency to say aspartame sweetener a possible carcinogen

  • metta

    July 3, 2023 at 7:48 pm

    WHO Plans to Declare Common Sweetener as Possible Carcinogen

    Aspartame is 200 times sweeter than sugar and was first approved by the FDA in 1974 for use as a tabletop sweetener and in chewing gum, cold breakfast cereals, and products like instant coffee, gelatins, puddings and fillings, and dairy products. Up to 95% of carbonated soft drinks that have a sweetener use aspartame, and the substance is often added by consumers to beverages (it’s the blue packet of sweetener in the array of packets that appear on diner and restaurant tables)”