The artificial sweetener, Aspartame, was first approved in the United States in 1981 in what was called "the most contested approval in FDA history" (60 Minutes , 1995) There have been several drugs and medical devices that were initially claimed to be safe by the FDA and yet after further
Sweet Misery Website and DVD info
Links to additional Aspartame related studies:
"We conclude that individuals with mood disorders are particularly sensitive to this artificial sweetener..."
Aspartame ingestion and headaches: a randomized crossover trial.
"It appears that some people are particularly susceptible to headaches caused by aspartame..."
Aspartame: review of safety study
Okay, so it looks like Aspartame gets a pretty good review here... then you look at the bottom at who sponsored the study: "Medical and Scientific Affairs, The NutraSweet Company" ...interesting.