Danish Food Institute Report
On May 12, 1987, the highly-respected Danish Food Institute presented its
review of aspartame safety data to the Danish Parliament. The Danish Food
Institute wrote: "There is therefore no toxicological basis for believing the intake
of aspartame in soft drinks and food products should give rise to harmful effects
in children or adults, even people with a high level of usage.
"The Danish Food Institute does not find that the present data provide a
sufficient basis for a renewed evaluation of the safety of aspartame, which, by the
way, corresponds to the conclusions of a meeting of the Scientific Committee of
the EEC held in April, 1987.
"It is quite certain that research published in the scientific literature and/or
studied in detail by governments and independent scientific committees
maintains that the use of aspartame as an additive does not bear any health risk
12 May 1987