Qs & As
Frequently asked questions about the sweetener aspartame

When was aspartame approved? How was it tested?

Prior to its approval by the Food and Drug Administration in 1981, aspartame underwent one of the most rigorous testing programs and thorough regulatory reviews in food ingredient history. More than 100 scientific studies were conducted in animals and humans, including normal adults and children, lactating women and people with diabetes, obesity and special genetic conditions.

Qs & As
Frequently asked questions about the sweetener aspartame