27 Mar '12, 5pm

Made from Genetically Modified Bacteria Waste, Aspartame Risks Public Health

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Food Safety Research Center page . Aspartame is one of the most used artificial sweeteners in the food supply today. It also happens to be one of the most dangerous. Aspartame is used in thousands of products as a substitute to sugar, though consumers would actually be better off eating regular sugar. Specifically, the toxic substance is often found in diet soft drinks and various candies. You should also be aware that aspartame is even present in a number of lesser-known conventional products as well. Millions either knowingly or unknowingly consume aspartame on a daily basis. However, if the public was aware of the various dangers aspartame poses to individual health, they would stop - or would they? Aspartame is an addictive substance. Most people who consume diet sodas regularly soon develop a craving for it...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_25125.cfm

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