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Aspartame (APM) is an artificial non-saccharide sweetener used as a sugar substitute in some foods and beverages.
The artificial sweetener aspartame has been the subject of several controversies since its initial approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1974.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
Equal is a brand of artificial sweetener containing aspartame, acesulfame potassium, dextrose and maltodextrin.
G.D. Searle, LLC is a wholly owned trademark of Pfizer.
Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.
J.W. Childs Associates (JWC) is an American private equity firm focused on leveraged buyout and recapitalization transactions for middle-market growth companies.
Merisant Company is a United States manufacturer of artificial sweeteners, including Equal and Canderel.
Monsanto Company was an agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation.
Neotame is an artificial sweetener made by NutraSweet that is between 7,000 and 13,000 times sweeter than sucrose (table sugar).
Pharmacia was a pharmaceutical and biotechnological company in Sweden that merged with the American pharmaceutical company Upjohn in 1995.
Private equity typically refers to investment funds organized as limited partnerships that are not publicly traded and whose investors are typically large institutional investors, university endowments, or wealthy individuals.
A privately held company, private company, or close corporation is a business company owned either by non-governmental organizations or by a relatively small number of shareholders or company members which does not offer or trade its company stock (shares) to the general public on the stock market exchanges, but rather the company's stock is offered, owned and traded or exchanged privately.
A sugar substitute is a food additive that provides a sweet taste like that of sugar while containing significantly less food energy.
Sweet'n Low (stylized as Sweet'N Low) is a brand of artificial sweetener made primarily from granulated saccharin.
A trademark, trade mark, or trade-markThe styling of trademark as a single word is predominantly used in the United States and Philippines only, while the two-word styling trade mark is used in many other countries around the world, including the European Union and Commonwealth and ex-Commonwealth jurisdictions (although Canada officially uses "trade-mark" pursuant to the Trade-mark Act, "trade mark" and "trademark" are also commonly used).