(CSPI) Exec Director Michael F. Jacobson issued the following statement in response to Coca-Cola’s new ad: “Aspartame has been found to cause cancer — leukemia, lymphoma, & other tumors—in laboratory animals, & it shouldn’t be in the food supply.
We certainly want Coca-Cola to shift its product mix toward lower- & no-calorie drinks, but aspartame’s reputation isn’t worth rehabilitating with this propaganda campaign”.
Sweet Beverages Linked to Childhood Obesity Rates
Coca-Cola has launched a new ad campaign to assure consumers that its aspartame-containing diet sodas are a safe alternative, but how true is this? …read more