On December 10, 2013, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) released their full risk assessment on aspartame following a rigorous review of all available scientific research.
As part of the announcement EFSA release a factsheet, EFSA Explains the Safety of Aspartame, to help the public understand their findings. Topics covered in the factsheet include:
- What is aspartame?
- What happens to aspartame after its ingestion?
- Is aspartame safe?
- Acceptable Daily Intake
- Literature review
- What happens next?
- Definitions and attribution