Artificial sweetener producer
World's #1 producer of the artificial sweetener aspartame. Investment firm J.W. Childs (USA) bought NutraSweet from Monsanto in 2000.
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| J. W. Childs Associates
owns 100% of NutraSweet Company, The
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This company has products rated RED in the Centre for Food Safety's True Food Shopper's Guide (USA). Products on the RED list contain ingredients that come from the most common GE crops (corn, soy, canola, cotton). Companies with products on this list have confirmed that their products may have or are likely to be made with GE ingredients, or have not denied using GE foods when given the opportunity to do so.
Source: Center for Food Safety (USA) (2013)
|J. W. Childs Associates|
JW Childs owns Nutrasweet, the world's largest maker of aspartame. 75 per cent of complaints to USA's Food and Drug Administration are related to aspartame. When processed in the body, the components ' phenylalanine, aspartic acid, and methanol ' break down into formic acid and formaldehyde, both of which are toxic in low doses, affect the brain and immune systems, and have been associated with retinal eye damage and birth defects.
Source: Sweet Poison (2011)
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Source: Open Secrets (2014)
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Products / BrandsNutraSweet
Nutrasweet (aspartame) Sugar & Sweeteners