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    Default Cargill's New GMO Stevia To Be Used As A Sweetener In Soft Drinks

    Stacy Malkan
    November 26 2019

    The international food conglomerate Cargill is ramping up commercial-scale production of its genetically engineered sweetener, EverSweet, in a new $50 million production facility that began operating this week in Blair, Nebraska. The plant will “be producing enough EverSweet to sweeten many millions of bottles/cans of soft drinks or servings of yogurt each month,” according to a Cargill spokesman.
    Cargill is marketing its new stevia substitute as “non-artificial.” What does that mean? Consumers who click on the link provided in the press release will not get a straight answer

    Read more: https://healthimpactnews.com/2019/ca...n-soft-drinks/

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    Default Re: Cargill's New GMO Stevia To Be Used As A Sweetener In Soft Drinks

    I suppose it's a fact of life that corporations will continue to attempt to fix what's not broken. Fortunately the real thing, actual Stevia, will still be available.
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    But it will affect those farmers who currently grow stevia and that bothers me. Hard to know if it will affect the price.

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