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

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.

2013-06-27 23:37:41

The IPA appreciates EFSA's transparency in process. Zurich, Switzerland (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 The International Probiotics Association has formally

EU Bans Companies From Claiming Water Prevents Dehydration
2011-11-19 06:21:54

In what can only be described as a bizarre ruling, the European Union has ruled that drinking water manufacturers cannot claim that their product prevents dehydration, or they could face up to two years in prison.

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2011-07-11 07:12:16

The CDC and the Arizona Department of Health Services have confirmed the first American fatality tied to the recent outbreak of E coli.

2011-05-03 03:00:00

DUIVEN, Netherlands, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The fourth batch of generic EU health claim opinions delivered by the European Food Safety Authority [EFSA] in April saw the previous trend of negative opinions continue: 20% successful, 80% unsuccessful.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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