• insights-banner

    In the press

Food Management Today quotes Jamie Cartwright on the World Health Organisation’s assessment of aspartame

Aspartame, an artificial sweetener found in Diet Coke, is “possibly” carcinogenic but only if you drink the equivalent of nine to 14 cans every day, the World Health Organisation has ruled.

Jamie Cartwright, Partner, comments:

“The review on aspartame reflects the clear divergence of thought that exists within the food safety and labelling space.

“The key lies in managing how any health implications are communicated in line with the of risk associated with the product, while being cautious not to dilute key messages that are necessary for consumer awareness. The ‘possible carcinogen’ classification is indicative of the mixed evidence suggesting a link, but the labelling requirement will likely have a profound impact for retailers selling the product, in terms of both the cost associated with the labelling regulations, as well as maintaining consumer confidence.

“It’s imperative that regulators strike the necessary balance between informative labelling and consumer confidence, so that individuals are empowered to make informed choices about the products they consume.”

Read the full article in Food Management Today here

Related coverage: 

Just Drinks, Food Ingredients First, Nutrition Insight, Food Manufacture, Kennedy’s Confection

 

Our thinking

  • Women in Leadership: Planning for the future

    Sarah Wigington

    Events

  • City AM quotes Charlotte Duly on Tesco’s Clubcard rebrand after losing battle with Lidl

    Charlotte Duly

    In the Press

  • Arbitration: Getting value for your money

    Daniel McDonagh

    Insights

  • Portfolio Adviser quotes Richard Ellis on the FCA's first public findings against former fund manager Neil Woodford

    Richard Ellis

    In the Press

  • eprivateclient quotes Sally Ashford on considerations around power of attorney

    Sally Ashford

    In the Press

  • Michael Powner and Sophie Rothwell write for Law360 on anti-bias protection

    Michael Powner

    In the Press

  • Providing pro bono support on social housing issues

    Susan Field

    Insights

  • Charles Russell Speechlys Partner Promotions 2024

    Bart Peerless

    News

  • Has a new route to recovery opened up for victims of banking payment frauds?

    Katie Bewick

    Insights

  • Charles Russell Speechlys boosts its Real Estate offering with the arrival of Kim Lalli and Rafe Courage

    Kim Lalli

    News

  • Cosmopolitan quotes Sarah Jane Boon on how to deal with break-up admin

    Sarah Jane Boon

    In the Press

  • Property Patter: Building and Fire Safety Miniseries - part 1

    Michael O'Connor

    Podcasts

  • Sex discrimination at work

    Michael Powner

    Insights

  • Daniel Sullivan writes for Law360 on hundreds of 'rogue filings' being lodged via Companies House and advice for affected banks

    Daniel Sullivan

    In the Press

  • The Financial Times, The Guardian and City AM quote Sophie Dworetzsky and Dominic Lawrance on Labour’s proposed tax crackdown on non-doms

    Sophie Dworetzsky

    In the Press

  • The Lawyer covers the launch of our new Advanced Client Solutions team

    Joe Cohen

    In the Press

  • Charles Russell Speechlys expands innovation offering with creation of new Advanced Client Solutions team

    Joe Cohen

    News

  • Why Switzerland is poised to become a prime jurisdiction for families to establish their private trust companies

    Dharshi Wijetunga

    Insights

  • New Tools for Fraud and Asset Tracing between Hong Kong and China?

    Stephen Chan

    Insights

  • Thomas Snider, Reem Faqihi and Dalal Alhouti discuss the impact of technology on the arbitration landscape for Legal Community MENA

    Thomas R. Snider

    In the Press

  • Health on the shelf – Unexpected backtrack on junk food promotions

    Rory Partridge

    Quick Reads

Back to top