[ExI] aspartame done me wrong
pjmanney at gmail.com
Thu Jun 11 16:43:33 UTC 2009
2009/6/10 Adam Raizen <adam.raizen at gmail.com>:
> Yes, stevia is "natural", so a lot of people think it's okay whereas
> man-made chemicals are evil. Poisons occur in nature too, and I'm sure that
> if you pumped rats up with mega-doses of stevia you would get enough side
> effects to create a pretty scary looking web page warning against using it.
Fear not. Big Ag and the FDA have co-opted stevia as their own:
The money behind it is Cargill, the biggest food commodity broker in
the world. So now you can eat your once natural, now fake sugar with
the gov't and CorpAmerica's blessings.
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