17 hrs ago
'Got aspartame in your kids' milk?' FDA urged to reject flavoured milk sweetener petition
US consumer group SumOfUs has plastered its new " Got Aspartame in your kids' milk?" poster on buses destined for Food and Drug Administration HQ, in a last-ditch attempt to convince the authority not to approve a proposed amendment to the standard identity for milk.
Mon May 13, 2013
Artifical sweeteners could be placed in milk
Some medical studies link artificial sweeteners to headaches, actual weight gain and other, more serious medical conditions.
EFSA postpones deadline for aspartame safety review
The European Food Safety Authority and the European Commission have said they will extend the timeframe for the re-evaluation of aspartame to allow time to consider and address feedback.
The dairy lobby is trying to pollute our milk! According to an ad campaign now appearing on city buses in Washington, D.C., milk producers would like to make the pure mammary secretions of industrial cattle into " an artificially sweetened junk food ." The industry has petitioned the FDA for a change in the "standards of identity" for milk and 17 ... (more)
Sun May 12, 2013
The Globe and Mail
I get severe headaches. What foods ease and trigger the pain?
The answer: Depending on what type of headache you get, it may be possible to manage with diet and supplements.
Fri May 10, 2013
Sugar Substitute Market Expected to Grow at CAGR of 4.5 % By 2018 in...
Sugar Substitute Market Expected to Grow at CAGR of 4.5 % By 2018 in New Research Report at RnRMarketResearch.com RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on "Sugar Substitute Market - By Types , Subtypes & Applications - Global Trends, Forecasts to 2018" to its store.
Thu May 09, 2013
Steviva Brands All-natural, GMO-Free Sweetener: A Solution to the Chocolate Milk Debate
In response to the growing discussions surrounding chocolate milk and childhood nutrition, Steviva Brands, Inc.
Wed May 08, 2013
The drink that's got you down
We reach for a cool, fizzy soda for a quick pick-me-up, but some doctors are warning those drinks may be bringing you down.
The FDA and FBI Flex Their Muscles Again - Unlawfully
Law enforcement officers must get extremely frustrated with our legal system which often gives perpetrators the chance to walk away without any punishment.
Mon May 06, 2013
US News & World Report
Bus Ads to FDA: Don't Approve 'Diet Milk' for Kids
Starting Monday, employees of the Food and Drug Administration who go to work by bus will see giant ads urging the public health agency not to allow aspartame in kids' milk without accompanying labels.
Fri May 03, 2013
The Indian Express
Artificial sweetener raises blood sugar, says study
The "zero-calorie" artificial sweetener has gone sour. The sweetener which became quite popular over the past decade has been found to increase blood sugar, making it anything but safe for diabetics, its USP.
Thu May 02, 2013
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Letter: Dairy doesn't need non-nutritive sweeteners
Research news has been printed in it and other dairy magazines like Hoards Dairyman, Dairy Today and Dairy Herd Management for years.
Wed May 01, 2013
Tell the FDA to keep hidden aspartame out of dairy products
The conventional dairy lobby is currently pressing for some major regulatory changes that would further deceive the public into buying unhealthy, processed foods laced with hidden artificial sweetening chemicals.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
The Motley Fool
A Not-So-Sweet Deal for Milk
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Sat Apr 27, 2013
The Star Online
No connection with sugar
THE idea that refined sugar causes ADHD or makes symptoms worse is popular, but this notion is not at all supported by sound science.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Despite Innovations, Food Manufacturers Still Rely on Past-Generation Sweeteners
The latest research and scientific discussions indicate that humans have a natural affinity toward sweetness that is connected to primitive survival mechanisms.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Changing the Definition of Milk May Soon Include Chemical Sweeteners
The FDA could soon approve the sweetener aspartame as a hidden additive in a number of dairy products, including milk served to school children.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Introducing SteviaSweet RA98 sugar & artificial sweetener substitute
In a news release by mmdnewswire.com , dated April 22, the company Steviva has released their newest Stevia based product called SteviaSweet RA98.
William Levy substitutes sultry for sugar in Pepsi NEXT campaign
Pepsi is not surrendering to diet chatter that sodas are unhealthy. The company is actually doing everything it can, including silly but sultry Pepsi Next ads starring William Levy, to push its product.
Teach Your Kids That Cows Don't Make Artificially Sweetened Milk
Let's face it -- kids are not consuming enough milk today. Most children would rather drink sugary juice or a soda rather than a glass of milk.