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Debate Artificial Sweeteners Continues
2013-12-18 13:50:05

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online University of Adelaide researchers are opening back up the debate on whether or not artificial sweeteners are bad for us. The team wrote in the journal Diabetes Care they found artificially sweetened drinks were no different than simply drinking a glass of water. These findings contradict other studies in human and laboratory-based research. "This is a controversial area because there's a lot of conflicting research into artificial...

Aspartame Gets Sweet Revenge, Okayed For Moderate Consumption
2013-12-11 11:30:53

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Maligned in studies since it came into use in the 1980s, aspartame has now been deemed safe for regular, moderate consumption by the European Food Safety Authority. Previous research had linked the artificial sweetener to higher risk of cancer and premature birth. During its assessment, the EFSA said it reexamined the available clinical evidence, listened to stakeholders and considered over 200 comments submitted online. "This...

2013-12-10 12:33:31

ATLANTA, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Calorie Control Council* is pleased that the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) today released a final opinion on aspartame that reaffirms what scientists and healthcare professionals have known for years: aspartame is safe. Following a comprehensive review of studies on aspartame and its metabolites, EFSA has concluded that there is no reason to reconsider the previous safety evaluations of aspartame authorized in the European Union....

2013-12-10 12:33:15

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10. 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a scientific opinion on the low-calorie sweetener aspartame issued today by the European Food Safety Authority, the American Beverage Association issued the following statement: Statement: "We are pleased with today's opinion from the European Food Safety Authority confirming - once again - that aspartame is safe for consumption by the general population, including pregnant women. This opinion, which is based on...

2013-11-07 23:30:54

Because demand has shifted from artificial to natural and organic sweeteners, buyers needing artificial sweeteners have increased negotiating power because demand is low; at the same time, buyers have decreased power to negotiate prices for natural and organic sweeteners because demand for these products is rising. To help procurement professionals make better buying decisions, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Sweeteners to its growing...

Aspartame In Milk? Petition Seeks To Allow Artificial Sweeteners In Milk
2013-03-03 06:51:35

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Dairy industry experts are attempting to convince the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to allow them to include artificial sweeteners such as aspartame in milk without the products being forced to carry special labels, various media outlets reported late last week. According to US News and World Reports writer Danielle Kurtzleben, two industry trade groups — the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and the...