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Sweeteners and Sweetening Agents

Section B.01.001, Food and Drug Regulations (FDR) defines "sweetener" as any food additive listed as a sweetener in Table IX to B.16.100. Examples of sweeteners are aspartame, sorbitol, and maltitol.

"Sweetening agent" includes any food for which a standard is provided in Division 18 of the FDR, but does not include those food additives listed in the table to Division 16 [B.01.001]. Examples of sweetening agents are sugar, honey and molasses.


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