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Is Aspartame Safe?

Let's learn what's behind the chemistry of the most popular artificial sweetener

by American Chemical Society


It’s been around for decades and it’s probably in your diet soda – for a little while longer anyway. PepsiCo announced recently it was removing the artificial sweetener aspartame from its Diet Pepsi products in the U.S. starting in August. The company cited consumer concerns about the chemical’s safety. So this week, Reactions answers the question, “Is aspartame safe?”