28 Apr '11, 2pm

New Study Pushes European Parliament Closer to Aspartame Warning Labels For #Pregnant Women via @PlanetGreen

New Study Pushes European Parliament Closer to Aspartame Warning Labels For Pregnant Women Diet coke recently became the second most popular soda second only to regular coke. I think much of the reason for its popularity is the false perception that it's the healthier choice because it has no calories. But zero calorie sweeteners like aspartame and saccharin come with risks including a link with bladder cancer, brain tumors , and osteoporosis . But a new study is causing the world to take even more notice. According to an article in Food Navigator , The European ParliamentÂ’s Environment committee is pushing for a warning label on products containing aspartame for pregnant women . The warning label would read: "Contains aspartame (a source of phenylalanine; might be unsuitable for pregnant women)." According to Food Navigator : It follows the publication of a Danish epidemi...

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