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Old May 5th, 2006, 12:55
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EU: Popular sugar substitute safe

ROME, Italy (AP) -- European food safety experts have good news for dieters with a sweet tooth, announcing Friday that the popular sugar substitute aspartame does not raise the risk of cancer.

An Italian study last year wrongly concluded that the sweetener led to higher rates of lymphoma and leukemia in rats, said an independent panel of scientists advising the European Food Safety Authority.

http://www.cnn.com/2006/HEALTH/diet...tion=cnn_health
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