What you need to know about the World Health Organization’s declarations on aspartame 

In Politics by Michael Rae

On July 14, two expert committees of the World Health Organization (WHO) issued updated assessments on the safety of aspartame, a popular non-sugar sweetener found in everything from diet soda to toothpaste. One of the committees has designated aspartame as a “possible carcinogen.” The other committee has declared that it finds no evidence to change the recommended limits on daily intake of aspartame, currently up to about the amount contained in 13 cans of Diet Coke or just under 70 packets of Equal sugar substitute.  

These seemingly contradictory declarations will likely cause some public confusion.

To clear up some of that

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