FDA’s Persistent Ban on the Artificial Sweetener Cyclamate

  title={FDA’s Persistent Ban on the Artificial Sweetener Cyclamate},
  author={Carlos Domingues and Alex Leybelman and J. Fagan},
The artificial sweetener, sodium cyclamate, is banned in the United States but it is used in many other Western countries without safety concerns. The FDA banned cyclamates in 1970 based on one (now seen as flawed) study in rats, and despite lack of evidence for any safety concerns, the FDA has not reapproved it. With the escalating distaste for aspartame, approving additional artificial sweeteners to be on the market would benefit both manufacturers and consumers. Reapproving cyclamates would… Expand


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