Aspartame public consultation closes on 15 February

On 8 January, EFSA launched a public consultation on its draft scientific opinion on the safety of the artificial sweetener aspartame. This followed an in-depth review of peer-reviewed scientific and other literature on aspartame and its breakdown products, including new human studies. Stakeholders and interested parties are invited to comment through the online public consultation by 15 February 2013. Details to follow shortly about meeting to discuss the draft and the feedback received.