ATLANTA – In response to today’s release of the National Toxicology Report on Carcinogens (9th edition), by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Calorie Control Council issued the following statement:

“We welcome the news that the National Toxicology Program (NTP) is removing saccharin from its report of cancer-causing substances. This decision is based on a careful review of the extensive scientific evidence documenting saccharin’s safety for humans, and is consistent with the recommendations of three NTP committees, including the Executive Committee. Continue reading

ATLANTA – Today the Department of Health and Human Services released the Report on Carcinogens 9th edition. Prepared by the National Toxicology Program, which is headquartered at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, the Report identifies substances — such as metals, pesticides, drugs, and natural and synthetic chemicals — and mixtures or exposure circumstances that are “known” or are “reasonably anticipated” to cause cancer, and to which a significant number of Americans are exposed. The Report is published every two years.

Continue reading