bARABie – Hard Hitting Facts

November 24, 2007

Cancer Terrorists Unmasked

Filed under: Uncategorized — barabie @ 10:36 am

Consider her assessment of aspartame. An artificial sweetener now widely used in cookies, cakes and candies around the world, aspartame was judged to be unsafe by the FDA in the 1970s after widespread testing. It was suspected of being a possible cancer causer. In 1977 the FDA formally asked the US attorney general to indict Searle corporation, aspartame’s major producer, for knowingly making false and misleading statements about aspartame’s safety. Searle responded by hiring a top Washington official, formerly with the Defense Department, to be its chief Executive officer. Aspartame was defeated in 1980 when the FDA review board voted unanimously against its approval. Then, in 1981, after Ronald Reagan’s election, Searle reapplied for approval, and its CEO “called in my marks” at the FDA. Within a year aspartame was approved for all liquids and vitamins. The name of the CEO? Donald Rumsfeld. Read more…

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