Approvals

Aspartame has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, by Health Canada, by the European Food Safety Authority, by experts of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Health Organization, and by regulatory agencies in more than 100 countries.

When aspartame was approved by the FDA in 1981, the Commissioner stated:

"Few compounds have withstood such detailed testing and repeated, close scrutiny, and the process through which aspartame has gone should provide the public with additional confidence of its safety."

Click on the links below to read more about what regulatory authorities, medical associations and doctors have said about aspartame.