In1986, the food additive standard approved by the Ministry of health of China
In 1986, in food additive standard approved by China's Ministry of health, aspartame can be used at normal dosage for all food except the canned. In 1988, Brazil approved the use of aspartame. In 1993, the FDA approved aspartame for candy, baked food, low alcohol beverage and other non-alcoholic beverages. In 1996, the FDA approved aspartame as general sweeteners".