Adios, aspartame: Under public pressure, PepsiCo rids its Diet Pepsi of aspartame

Following years of slumping sales, PepsiCo has now decided to get rid of the ill-famed artificial sweetener aspartame from its flagship Diet Pepsi. From August 11, Diet Pepsi, Caffeine Free Diet Pepsi, and Wild Cherry Diet Pepsi that hit the store shelves will be sporting a "Now Aspartame Free" l...

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