Aspartame is a low-calorie sweetener, used in place of sugar in many foods and drinks to provide people with a reduced, low or no calorie alternative. We use aspartame in some of our products because we know that many people want the choice of great tasting beverages with fewer calories. Aspartame is one of the most thoroughly researched ingredients in the world, with scientific studies consistently confirming its safety. It has been confirmed as safe by globally recognised authorities, including the FAO/WHO Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA); and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) [*recommend that markets use the two most appropriate for them, including JEFCA] All beverages can be enjoyed in moderation as part of a balanced lifestyle.
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