1. FALSE: Aspartame — Sweet Poison : snopes.com ••••
Rumor: Aspartame is responsible for 'an epidemic of multiple sclerosis and lupus.'
  ...Check out this article Aspartame — Sweet Poison?. http://www.snopes.com/medical/toxins/aspartame.asp Sent via snopes.com Send What's New Fact...
  ...Aspartame — Sweet Poison? Aspartame — Sweet Poison? Rumor: Aspartame is responsible for 'an epidemic of multiple sclerosis and lupus.' David...
  ...Claim: The artificial sweetener aspartame is responsible for an epidemic of cancer, brain tumors, and multiple sclerosis. Example: [Collected via...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:10:46 GMT http://www.snopes.com/medical/toxins/aspartame.asp

2. Was Aspartame Invented As an Ant Poison? : snopes.com ••••
Was the artificial sweetener aspartame originally developed as an ant poison?
  ...Was the artificial sweetener aspartame originally developed as an ant poison? David Mikkelson Aug 12, 2014 Share - -...
  ...Claim: The artificial sweetener aspartame was originally developed as an ant poison. Example: [Collected via e-mail, 2006] The World's Best Ant...
  ...So when I read somewhere that aspartame (Nutrasweet sweetener) was actually developed as an ant poison, and only changed to being considered...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:17:10 GMT http://www.snopes.com/media/notnews/antpoison.asp

3. The Dangers of Splenda : snopes.com •••
Rumor: The artificial sweetener Splenda was inadequately tested and is unsafe for human consumption.
  ..."It is a chlorinated artificial sweetener in line with aspartame and saccharin, and with detrimental health effects to match," explains Dr. Joseph...
  ...the discovery of sucralose was (like that of another artificial sweetener, aspartame) something of an accident that occurred by happenstance during the...
  ...(and other countries) in the 1990s, sucralose-based Splenda overtook aspartame-based Equal and NutraSweet and saccharin-based Sweet'N Low as the...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:17:48 GMT http://www.snopes.com/medical/toxins/splenda.asp

4. 1 Calorie Diet Sodas Rumor : snopes.com •••
Do diet colas contain more calories than stated?
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:28:55 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/1calorie.asp

5. Ham in Diet Coke Explodes? : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Substituting Diet Coke for regular Coca-Cola in a popular ham recipe can cause an explosion.
  ...Well, because of the aspartame in Diet Coke, I am not going to cook in it anyway, but I was shocked to see many recipes INSIST that using diet cola in...
  ...and cane sugar outside the U.S., but Diet Coke is typically sweetened with aspartame, an ingredient (falsely) blamed for a number of health-related side...
  ...Diet Coke for regular Coke can impede caramelization (and that aspartame can lose its sweetness when heated), Diet Coke doesn't present a specific danger...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:32:52 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/dietcokeham.asp

6. Trump Used Blank Sheets of Paper as Conflict-of-Interest Documents? : snopes.com •••
Reporters weren't allowed to examine stacks of files presented at a press conference by Donald Trump to show he was turning his businesses over to his sons.
  ...Aspartame — Sweet Poison? Rumor: Aspartame is responsible for 'an epidemic of multiple ... Fact Check Are Thieves Stealing License Plates in a...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:07:27 GMT http://www.snopes.com/trump-busted-using-empty-folders/

7. Gun-Toting Grannies : snopes.com •••
Did an old lady pull a gun on some black men she found sitting in her car?
  ...PepsiCo to Reintroduce Diet Pepsi with Aspartame PepsiCo is putting aspartame back in some of their diet ... Fact Check Stall Tale Restroom user...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:10:57 GMT http://www.snopes.com/crime/justice/grannies.asp

8. Fox News Airs Stuart Scott R.I.P. Tribute with Picture of Stephen A. Smith : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Fox News mistakenly used a photo of Stephen A. Smith during their tribute to Stuart Scott.
  ...Aspartame — Sweet Poison? Rumor: Aspartame is responsible for 'an epidemic of multiple ... Fact Check Rescuing Richard Nixon Did a good samaritan...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:11:38 GMT http://www.snopes.com/media/notnews/stuartsmith.asp

9. Toxin Du Jour Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by tag: Toxin Du Jour
  ...Aspartame — Sweet Poison? Rumor: Aspartame is responsible for 'an epidemic of multiple sclerosis and lupus.' Read More by David Mikkelson Jun 8,...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:21:01 GMT http://www.snopes.com/tag/toxin-du-jour/

10. The 'Real' Mike Brown Family : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Image describes home life of killed Ferguson teen Mike Brown with his parents, Lesley McSpadden and Mike Brown Sr.
  ...Aspartame — Sweet Poison? Rumor: Aspartame is responsible for 'an epidemic of multiple ... Fact Check Hank Williams, Jr. Endorses Hillary Clinton A...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:45:57 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/crime/mcspadden.asp

11. snopes.com staff, Author at Snopes.com •••
Posts written by snopes.com staff, Author at Snopes.com
  ...PepsiCo to Reintroduce Diet Pepsi with Aspartame PepsiCo is putting aspartame back in some of their diet beverages less than a year after pulling the...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:49:34 GMT http://www.snopes.com/author/staff/?page=5

12. NFL Banning the National Anthem in 2017 : snopes.com •••
A false social media rumor holds that the NFL will be banning the playing of the U.S. national anthem in 2017.
  ...Was the artificial sweetener aspartame originally developed as ... Fact Check Tim Kaine: 'The Catholic Church Will Change Its Same-Sex Marriage Stance...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:09:21 GMT http://www.snopes.com/nfl-national-anthem-ban/

13. U.S. Troops in Afghanistan to Carry WEAPONS with NO BULLETS : snopes.com •••
Have U.S. troops in Afghanistan been ordered to carry weapons with no bullets?
  ...Was the artificial sweetener aspartame originally developed as ... Fact Check Sanders Campaign Busing Youths to Caucuses and Primaries Social media...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:20:28 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/war/unloaded.asp

14. Curse Words in Doc McStuffins : snopes.com •••
One Million Moms petition says there are curse words in Disney's Doc McStuffins.
  ...Was the artificial sweetener aspartame originally developed as ... Fact Check Mike Pence Blames Media for Trump Controversies Republican VP candidate...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:26:57 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/arts/docmcstuffins.asp

15. Johns Hopkins Scientist Exposes Flu Vaccine Danger? : snopes.com •••
Did a Johns Hopkins scientist issue a 'blistering report' on flu vaccines in the British Medical Journal?
  ...in both science-based medicine and the environment at large, including aspartame, chemtrails, cookware, and dental amalgams. A 2009 profile in a Canadian...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:29:04 GMT http://www.snopes.com/medical/disease/flushot.asp

16. FALSE: McDonald's Parasitic Worm Outbreak Linked Back to Ground "Worm Filler" in Patties : snopes.com •••
Fake news sites utilized an old urban legend for a story linking an outbreak of parasitic worms to the use of "worm filler" in McDonald's hamburger meat.
  ...Was the artificial sweetener aspartame originally developed as ... Fact Check 'Chilling' Photograph of Fatal Crash Shows Spirit Leaving Victim's Body...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:30:20 GMT http://www.snopes.com/mcdonalds-parasitic-worm-outbreak/

17. Aaron Wade Sisco : snopes.com •••
Is a 24-year-old Texas man named Aaron Wade Sisco missing?
  ...Was the artificial sweetener aspartame originally developed as ... Fact Check Charlotte Iglesias FOUND: A 13-year-old girl named Charlotte Iglesias...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:31:22 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/adults/sisco.asp

18. Origins of the TaB Soft Drink Name : snopes.com •••
Rumor: The diet soft drink TaB was named as an acronym for 'totally artificial beverage.'
  ...the United States, caffeine-free TaB was introduced in 1983, a saccharin-aspartame version of the Tab formula was produced in 1984, and Coca-Cola even...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:35:14 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/names/tab.asp

19. Hillary Clinton Has Run No Positive Political Ads? : snopes.com •••
A Facebook meme incorrectly claimed that Hillary Clinton has never released a political ad touting her own accomplishments.
  ...Was the artificial sweetener aspartame originally developed as ... News SpaceX Rocket Explodes on Florida Launchpad The rocket was carrying a...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:51:43 GMT http://www.snopes.com/hillary-clintons-positive-...

20. Cancer Update from Johns Hopkins Hospital : snopes.com •••
Did Johns Hopkins issue a 'cancer update' about the spread and treatment of cancer?
  ...Sugar substitutes like NutraSweet, Equal, Spoonful, etc are made with Aspartame and it is harmful. A better natural substitute would be Manuka honey or...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:55:13 GMT http://www.snopes.com/medical/disease/cancerupdate.asp

21. Rudolph Valentino : snopes.com •••
Was Rudolph Valentino poisoned by food prepared in aluminum cookware?
  ...containing aluminum, particularly aluminum cookware and utensils. Just as aspartame today is demonized as inducing nearly every ailment known to man, so...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:00:20 GMT http://www.snopes.com/movies/actors/valentin.asp

22. Hunter Scott Birthday Card Wish : snopes.com •••
Hunter Scott, a 6-year-old boy with brain cancer, wants birthday cards?
  ...Was the artificial sweetener aspartame originally developed as ... Fact Check FALSE: 900-Lb. Man X-Ray A fake image purportedly shows an x-ray of a...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:01:07 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/medical/hunterscott.asp



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