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Sugar Substitute Kills Insects

(Undated) — A well-known sugar substitute also kills insects. Researchers at Drexel University say that erythritol, the main ingredient in Truvia, is effective at killing flies. No other sweeteners currently on the market exhibit the same toxic effects. Now, researchers want to find out if the sweetener will kill other pests like roaches, termites and ants.