Cancer and Your Sweet Tooth

March 1977
New Republic;3/26/77, Vol. 176 Issue 13, p7
Focuses on the plan of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ban artificial sweetener saccharin in the market. Reports of studies that link saccharin to the development of cancerous tumors; Justification offered by the FDA for its action based on the Delaney Amendment; Campaign launched by the Calorie Control Council against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration; Criticism of the action of the FDA by Robert Gelardi, the council's spokesman; Comments on the handling of the issue of banning saccharin by the press.


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