Daily Archives: April 22, 2011

Environment MEPs approve proposal on aspartame pregnancy warning

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The European Parliament’s Environment committee is pushing for a warning label on products containing aspartame stating that they may not be suitable for pregnant women – despite opinions from EFSA and the French food safety ANSES that scientific evidence does not warrant a reconsideration of the sweetener’s safety.

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Ferrero owner dies in cycling incident

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Pietro Ferrero, the chief executive of the Ferrero Group holding company that produces Nutella, Tic Tac mints, and other confections, and a scion of one of Italy’s richest families, died yesterday after falling from a bicycle while on a business trip in South Africa. He was 47.

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