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  • catsrevenge's picture
    catsrevenge
    04.15.2014
    If this is not true then why do other experts differ with their explanations such as this one >> http://www.metro.us/newyork/news/2013/08/27/patent-confirms-aspartame-is-made-from-bacteria-feces/
  • exsweet's picture
    exsweet
    10.13.2013
    to NeedsTheTruth -- Here is the exact link for the "How aspartame is made" article http://www.madehow.com/Volume-3/Aspartame.html Read it and become enlightened To answer your question, yes, aspartame is made from the excretion products of bacteria. At least, it was back in 1991 when I worked for NutraSweet company in the lab that purposefully modified microorganisms (by cloning in certain genes) to overproduce the amino acids. I assume since our team went to all the work to improve fermentation yields to the point we did, that they are still using the same methods. Please note: with such a simple life form as a single celled bacteria, the excretion products are very simple and not generally called feces, even though one of the definitions of feces is dregs or sediment.
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    NeedsTheTruth
    08.09.2013
    its been nearly a week, you are telling me this 20 billion dollar company cant afford more experts?
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    NeedsTheTruth
    08.06.2013
    so u had time to tell me you'll get to it? its a simple yes or no question. is aspartame made from the feces of GMO E.Coli?
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    08.05.2013
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