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About this Digest on Aspartame

  1. Sources for this Digest
  2. Current Status
  3. Digest Publication History

1. Sources for this Digest

The material content of most of the texts on Level 3 is directly sourced from the  Update on the Safety of Aspartame, an Opinion of the Scientific Committee on Food of the European Commission DG Health and Consumer Protection published in December 2002.

The exceptions are:

The Levels 1 & 2 were written by Prof. Pedro Buc Calderón in collaboration with Valérie Wauthier, PhD candidate, and the GreenFacts team.

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2. Current Status

Approved for publication by the GreenFacts Scientific Board.

3. Digest Publication History

The GreenFacts publication process is designed to ensure as high a degree of objectivity as possible.

First draft

The first draft of this Aspartame study was produced by Prof. Pedro Buc Calderón in collaboration with Valérie Wauthier, PhD candidate, in December 2003 on the basis of a canvas prepared by the GreenFacts Team.

Second draft

The second draft of this Aspartame study was produced in January 2004 by Prof. Pedro Buc Calderón in collaboration with Valérie Wauthier, PhD candidate, after review by the GreenFacts Team.

Preliminary and Peer review

The final draft of this Aspartame study was produced in May 2004 by Prof. Pedro Buc Calderón in collaboration with Valérie Wauthier, PhD candidate, after pre-review by experts from environmental organizations and industry (see our  pre review form).

The final draft was peer reviewed by 3 independent scientists selected by the GreenFacts Scientific Board (see our  peer review form) and final corrections were added under the supervision of the GreenFacts Scientific Board in May 2004.

Publication

Final publication was authorized by the President of the GreenFacts Scientific Board on 28 July 2004.

Press Release

24 Sep. 2004:
GreenFacts publishes three studies: Water Disinfectants, Dioxins and Aspartame.
Read the Press Release.

Updates or subsequent post-publication revisions

No update or revision at present.

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