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  • Aspartame

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    should Aspartame be banned? Aspartame is an artificial sweetener that replaces sugar in foods and drinks. On the food additive table it is known as E951 (European Food Safety Authority 2013). The use of Aspartame has been one of controversy spanning over five decades since its discovery in 1965. Although Aspartame has been approved as a safe substitute for sugar, many people from the public all over the world believe aspartame should be banned. Aspartame is a low calorie sweetener that was discovered

  • The Dangers of Aspartame

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    Dangers of Aspartame The Federal Drug Administration approved aspartame, an artificial sweetener surrounded by controversy, for widespread consumption in 1983. Its brand name, NutraSweet, is a division of Monsanto, a major drug company who acquired G.D. Searle, the original drug company affiliated with aspartame. Aspartame is used in everything from diet food to sugarless gum, but its major use is in diet drinks. There have been studies done to determine what dosage of aspartame and it's by

  • Aspartame

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    Aspartame I was looking around for a web paper topic and I was talking to my friend Anja, who is practically addicted to Diet Coke. She drinks more Diet Coke than any other person I know. She suggested I research aspartame. Ah, aspartame. It's a handy little substance. Tha familar pink and blue packets of fake sugar is just one of those things we take for granted. It tastes similar to sugar and has a low caloric content. Nowadays, if there's something sweet out on the market, there's

  • Aspartame Essay

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    Aspartame has been known as one of the most famous sweeteners and additives to food. Since its discovery in 1965-1969, it has now been developed into a commercial product in which several products use it to enhance its sweetness and taste. Because of this, it has also been a very prosperous commercial product where its company developers get much profit on. Nonetheless, it has been the subject of issue and controversy. Several reports and studies rebuke the suitability of it being a food product

  • Aspartame Poison Century

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    Aspartame Poison Century Thalidomide is 90 years of aspartame, a.k.a. NutraSweet, Finn, Zero Cal, and other trademarks. The text of the American researcher Barbara Alexander Mullarkey was aired on the Internet by Betty Martini and his original can be found in This is a free radical for the Portuguese, made by me, Beatriz Medina in July 1996. Aspartame can be considered thalidomide 90s. With names NutraSweet, Finn ZeroCal and other trademarks, sweeteners with aspartame

  • Artificial Sweetener Aspartame is Generally Safe

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    Saccharin, Sucralose, and Aspartame. There is ongoing controversy whether artificial sweeteners are health risks because some studies show that they cause diseases in laboratory rats. The following disscusion will deal with one such artfical sweetener: Asparatame. Aspartame, under the trade name of NutraSweet, is a white, odorless, crystalline powder, which is synthesized from aspartic acid and phenylalanine. They are two naturally occurring and essential amino acids. Aspartame was first discovered

  • Sweet vs Poison

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    describe aspartame as “One of the most thoroughly tested and studied food additives the agency has ever approved.” It was discovered in 1965 then the F.D.A approved of it in 1981(AlSuhaibani). Aspartame is found in our every day protein products. Over 90 countries throughout the world use aspartame as a synthetic nonnutritive sweetener and over 6000 products contain aspartame. The Food Safety U.S. Food and Drug Administration and European Authority has placed a level mark of how much aspartame could

  • Holland Sweetener Case Analysis

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    period, NutraSweet had successfully built several barriers to entry as a means to protect their leadership within the industry and thwart new entrants. Manufacturing: Aspartame manufacturing required a high initial capital expenditure (plan construction costs $100M), and long lead production time (2-3 years to bring aspartame production to speed). The facility needed to be run at or near design capacity and experienced MES of 2,000 tones annually. Also, as the first mover, NutraSweet had the

  • Holland Sweetener Case Analysis

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    Summary The Holland Sweetener Company versus NutraSweet is company’s competing in the aspartame industry. Aspartame, a low-calorie high intensity sweetener, can be used as a substitute for sugar because it is sweeter and does not cause tooth decay, but has been found to cause other health hazards. My analysis will describe the aspartame market and the strategies of the Holland Sweetener Company to enter into the European and Canadian markets. One key player and dominance of the market is acquired

  • Aspartame

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    I have had friends who were having symptoms, had all kinds of tests and were taking all kinds of medications and when they stopped consuming Aspartame, the symptoms disappeared. Written by Lisa Zak Physician Credentialer University Pediatric Associates, Inc. Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo: In October of 2001, a friend's sister started getting very sick. She had stomach spasms and she was having a hard time getting around. Walking was a major chore. It took everything she had just to get