Textreply to post by NRen2k5
NRen2k5... While I realize this thread was begun in 2007, I was looking for more information than I already had regarding Aspartame a/k/a Equal. I
pray you have done some MORE research since your comments were made because I do not believe that you knew back in 2007 what you were talking about.
Your 'opinion' stating "Aspartame is generally safe, etc., etc.," could not be further than the truth. Your "research" on Snopes.com is
questionable due to the fact that since 2007, Snopes has become an extremely unreliable source of things true. I'm not saying ALL is untrue, but a
lot is. And Wiki, which is more reliable, is questionable IF it indicates that Aspartame is safe.
Here is a 2011 article from a blog that appears on The Huffington Post.
While I believe it is a liberal-leaning website, this article nails it and blows your 'theory' totally out of the water. The FDA was not going to
approve the manufacture and/or sale of Aspartame. The article is titled "Donald Rumsfeld and the Strange History of Aspartame. And it begins with
"Yes, that Donald Rumsfeld, the "knowns and unknowns" guy who remarkably executed some of the worst decisions in American foreign policy and got a
medal for it."
Further down it reads "So how does Donald Rumsfeld fit in to all this? A little history:
In 1985, Monsanto purchased G.D. Searle, the chemical company that held the patent to aspartame, the active ingredient in NutraSweet. Monsanto was
apparently untroubled by aspartame's clouded past, including the report of a 1980 FDA Board of Inquiry, comprised of three independent scientists,
which confirmed that it "might induce brain tumors." The FDA had previously banned aspartame based on this finding, only to have then-Searle
Chairman Donald Rumsfeld vow to "call in his markers," to get it approved. Here's how it happened:". You can read the rest, if or when you
hopefully revisit this forum thread.
Aspartame KILLS people. Rumsfeld, as "then-Searle Chairman" KNEW this but opted for profits over lives. Sounds a lot like the inner workings of
Big Pharma today, with their being in cahoots with Psychiatry, selling lies and killer antidepressants to unsuspecting victims. You can learn more
about THIS topic on www.cchr.org. If one stays long enough to watch a few of their full-length videos, it may make a lot of people sick at what they
find. I am speaking from personal experience here too, so I can back up the research I've done on this.
Nevertheless, while I respect your opinion and your right to express it (before the idiot in the White House totally rips the First Amendment out of
the Constitution, I disagree with your comments on Aspartame with every ounce of my being.
I pray that this reaches SOME people. It could save a life. I urge all who sees this to read the above-mentioned article.