EFSA: aspartame consumption at recommended levels does not increase risk of cancer

Aspartame safe at current levels, concludes EFSA

By Nicholas Robinson

Aspartame posed no threat to consumers at current recommended levels of consumption, the outcome of a recent European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) risk assessment concluded yesterday (December 10).

EFSA's aspartame opinion was debated at a House of Commons event

Aspartame sparks methanol row at food forum

By Nicholas Robinson

Experts have rubbished claims that the methanol content in aspartame threatens consumer health, following the publication of a European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) risk assessment.

The FSA's Committee on Toxicity stated the study raised no public health concerns

Sweetener backed by research before EFSA verdict

By Rod Addy

Controversial sweetener aspartame has sparked no health concerns in a study reviewed by the Food Standards Agency’s Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer products and the Environment (COT).


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