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Coke Ads Defending Aspertame

August 29, 2013

The Coca-Cola company is defending its use of artificial sweeteners with print advertisements in newspapers in Atlanta and Chicago. The ad highlights the safety of aspartame, an artificial sweetener, and also says diet drinks may help people manage their weight. The move comes amid declining sales of soda.