New Mexico's ban on aspartame is still possible in spite of heavy resistance
Sen. Gerald Ortiz y Pino, D-Albuquerque, has sponsored a bill that
would ban the sale of food containing aspartame, a popular sweetener
that some claim is a toxin that poses serious health risks.
- Gerald Ortiz y Pino, D-Albuquerque, is sponsoring a bill that would ban the sale of food products containing aspartame.
popular sweetener, sold under the brand names of NutraSweet and Equal,
is found in thousands of products, including diet sodas, but the bill
calls it a poison.
- The measure cannot be heard in the 30-day
legislative session beginning Tuesday unless it is put on the
governor's call, but Ortiz y Pino is hoping for that.
- Under the
draft bill, no food containing any amount of the sweetener could be
manufactured, sold or delivered in New Mexico, starting July 1..............
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