This is the continuation of the fascinating and important aspartame saga. To make the most of this you will need to have read Part 1. We continue now with the original material provided by Sepp Hasslberger from:

Why New Mexico must not capitulate to the flimsy and flawed arguments by the world’s largest Aspartame Manufacturer, Ajinomoto, regarding ostensible FDA preemption for Aspartame, and Ajinomoto’s corporate attempts to prevent two Board hearings on Aspartame’s Neurotoxicity

Letter to the Governor, the Attorney General, and the Deputy Attorney General of New Mexico


November 28, 2005

The Honorable William Blaine Richardson
The Honorable Patricia Madrid
The Honorable Stuart Bluestone

Dear Governor Richardson, Attorney General Patricia Madrid, and Deputy Attorney General Stuart Bluestone:

Below please find the letter I wrote the EIB [Environmental Improvement Board] in September proving that aspartame violates both State and Federal Statutes on Adulteration. I want each of you to take the time to read the EIB letter from September, and this more current one to you with my responses to the Ajinomoto of Japan’s New Mexico lawyer’s brief asking that the Board of Pharmacy not move forward with any hearing on aspartame’s neurotoxicity. Thus, you will know that aspartame is a product that is poisonous, mislabeled, and adulterative, making it unfit for human consumption.

If aspartame were under consideration for approval today based on science instead of by the politics of Don Rumsfeld, there is no way it would be approved today. The FDA refused approval for 16 years, and at one point, even asked the Justice Department to prosecute the manufacturer for fraud and submission of false documents! This is the first and only time in its history that FDA did this. However both prosecutors, Sam Skinner and William Conlon, hired on with the defense team representing the industries, and the statute of limitations expired.

FDA continued to deny approval, and another branch of the Federal Government, the Department of Defense, was doing research on using aspartame as a biological weapon against other nations. Then Donald Rumsfeld, President of G.D. Searle, who was also on Reagan’s transition team, "called in his markers," as he worded it, and his choice for the new FDA Commissioner, Dr. Arthur Hull Hayes, was appointed. It mattered not that aspartame was a proven carcinogen and triggered in original studies brain, mammary, uterine, ovarian, testicular, pancreatic and thyroid tumors, as well as testicular atrophy, polyps and seizures.

Dr. Adrian Gross, FDA toxicologist, told Congress that aspartame, without a shadow of a doubt triggers brain cancer and violates the Delaney Amendment forbidding carcinogenic additives. Hayes ignored the objection of his own Public Board of Inquiry and approved it in 1981. Dr. Gross told Congress in 1985 that since it triggers brain tumors, FDA could not by law have set an allowable daily dose. In 1987 FDA toxicologist, Dr. Jacqueline Verrett, testified to Congress that all Searle’s studies were built on a foundation of sand and should be thrown out; it had not been proven safe, though it was on the market in thousands of products at that time.

FDA is the handmaiden of Big Pharma, their loyal attack dog. Dr. James Bowen of Hawaii, who has Lou Gehrig’s caused by aspartame, has written that before the FDA approved aspartame, it was intact, but once it was approved and FDA had to lie about its safety, it is as though they no longer cared. One employee of the FDA told the mother of an aspartame-seizure victim:

"We revoked the petition for approval; we tried to indict the company; we said it wasn’t safe, and we said it caused seizures and brain tumors. They should have listened to us. Now what do you want us to do?"


On please see the Bressler Report, an FDA audit by Jerome Bressler, now retired. It gives the manufacturer indigestion. I thanked Mr. Bressler for his candor in letting the world know how deadly aspartame is, and he told me the studies were much worse than his FDA Audit showed because when they retyped it, they removed the worst 20%. He didn’t say who was behind it but to look for two mice studies and a cover letter and I would learn how bad it is. Dr. Bressler repeated this to Dr. Russell Blaylock, a neurosurgeon who spoke to him on the matter. Dr. H. J. Roberts of Palm Beach Florida asked his congressman to get the missing records. The FDA wrote the congressman that the information is confidential and they would not release it. That is against the law, of course, but if the FDA released this particular information, they’d be found guilty of altering reports.

Dr. John Olney, one of the world’s most renowned neuroscientists [who] founded the field of neuroscience called excitotoxicity, after doing the studies on MSG and aspartic acid, the acid which constitutes 40% of aspartame by molecular weight. He found lesions in the brains of mice from these chemicals and tried to prevent aspartame approval. (An excitotoxin is a biochemical that literally stimulates the neurons of the brain to death. Neurosurgeon Russell Blaylock wrote a book on this subject – Excitotoxins: The Taste That Kills).

Dr. Olney, fed up with all the fraud, insisted that Searle do studies in his lab so he could oversee them, and prevent manipulation. The studies showed brain damage. Dr. Olney thought it would never be approved, but didn’t realize that Searle simply deleted those studies from its report to FDA.

In 14 years, I’ve spoken to a lot of informants and could give a course on how manufacturers of aspartame manipulate studies, and mislead the public. You simply cannot get a chemical poison like aspartame, a deadly, deadly neurotoxic drug, and carcinogen, to show safety unless you manipulate the studies for that purpose.

One study pivotal in the approval of aspartame was a 52-week oral toxicity study on 7 infant monkeys. Five had grand mal seizures and one died. However, it’s very well known that aspartame is a seizure triggering drug, and interacts with anti-seizure medication and all medication and vaccines. It damages the mitochondria of the cells; this is one of the reasons, and, of course, it is a chemical hypersensitization agent that triggers polychemical sensitivity syndrome.

The FDA report of 92 symptoms from 10,000 volunteered consumer complaints, more that the complaints to FDA about all other food additives combined, is on (In other words, the FDA’s own 92 symptom chart shows four different kinds of seizures triggered by aspartame!)

Monsanto, which bought Searle in 1985, decided they would do studies to show safety and put the minds of the people at rest. Here’s what they did, in this hopelessly flawed double-blind study funded by Monsanto, the Rowen study of 1995:

They were so afraid somebody would have a seizure they actually had 16 of the 18 subjects taking anti-seizure medication during the study. They knew the CDC showed that most seizures linked to aspartame don’t appear until three or more months of real world aspartame use, so they did a ONE DAY study with subjects all having been given in advance anti-seizure medication!

The aspartame was in capsules, so instead of spiking the plasma phenylalanine level and significantly changing the phenylalanine/LNAA ratio, the phenylalanine was absorbed very slowly — more like what happens when ingesting food (Stegink 1987). These researchers discussed in detail the issue of plasma phenylalanine and LNAA levels. It was particularly absurd that they gave the aspartame in capsules, even though they cited industry research (Burns l990) that proves capsulated aspartame eliminates the spike in plasma phenylalanine! The researchers were pretending to test the hypothesis that phenylalanine/LNAA ratio changes cause seizures, but intentionally skewed their dog-and-pony show to get the result they wanted.

Capsulated aspartame slows the absorption of methanol and may reduce its toxicity somewhat similar to the way ingestion of food with methanol may slightly reduce its toxicity (Posner 1975) and also eliminates the quick absorption of the excitotoxin, aspartic acid (Stegink 1987). When aspartic acid is absorbed quickly, it is extremely excitotoxic (Blaylock 1994, Olney 1980), especially in conjunction with formaldehyde that comes from the methanol in aspartame.

This "study" consisted of ONLY ONE SINGLE DOSE of aspartame ingestion. This was comparable to the test subjects just smelling the bottle! The results of this study only apply to people who take a single dose of encapsulated aspartame while they’re on anti-seizure medication. Not only is this study worthless, but also key information wasn’t in the abstract; namely, the fact the subjects were on anti-seizure medication and that the aspartame was in capsules. This is just one example, and there are indeed hundreds, of the tactics used by the manipulative criminals in the aspartame industry who are trying to prevent two board hearings and investigations by the state of New Mexico into their manipulative techniques to conceal and misrepresent evidence!

Ralph Walton M.D. did an independent study on aspartame, and Monsanto, knowing they could not control the study, even refused to sell him the aspartame. After one man had a retinal detachment (the methanol in aspartame converts to formaldehyde and formic acid destroys the optic nerve) and lost vision in that eye, and another subject had conjunctival bleeding while others reporting they were being poisoned, the study was halted. You CANNOT do an honest study on this chemical poison and show safety. Poisons are always poisons – period. Dr. Walton’s study is on

Further, in 1996 when Dr. John Olney made world news on the aspartame/brain tumor association, Dr. Walton joined him on 60 Minutes with his research on peer-reviewed studies and funding, showing 92% of independent peer reviewed studies reveal the problems aspartame causes. Dr. Walton also stated if you removed the studies FDA had something to do with, 100% of independent studies show the problems with aspartame. Read this study on

So if all independent studies show problems, what does this say about industry controlled/ funded studies that say aspartame is so safe? And why do the manufacturers threaten researchers who do these independent studies? Dr. Richard Wurtman of the Brain Studies Department of MIT testified before Congress on how dangerous this drug is. He also decided to do studies on aspartame and seizures, but was threatened by the VP of Searle that if he did his research, his funding would be terminated. Today Dr. Wurtman refuses to speak out about aspartame, yet MIT is getting funding again. However, he couldn’t destroy the paper trail on how deadly aspartame is. Although Wurtman edited "Dietary Phenylalanine and Brain Function," this book is now removed from MIT, but many of his reports are on our web sites explaining the toxicity.

Gregory Gordon did an 8 month investigation on aspartame when he was with UPI
(on part onepart two) also wrote the article "FDA Resisted Proposals To Test Aspartame" when he was working with the Minneapolis Star Tribune in 1996. The manufacturers manipulate the FDA into helping them prevent new independent studies, by citing the ostensible "200 studies that
show it is safe." Gordon wrote:

"Food and Drug Administration officials have for years resisted proposals from government scientists for comprehensive studies on the safety of the artificial sweetener aspartame, which [at least] 100 million Americans consume as NutraSweet. Between the early 1980s and 1994, scientists at the National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) proposed at least four times that the government’s leading program for toxicology research fund such studies, the Star Tribune has learned. The government scientists said they wanted the National Toxicology Program to conduct animal studies to resolve questions about the sweetener’s cancer risks. After each of these "nominations," NIEHS officials elected not to pursue the research at the urging of FDA officials, who said they were satisfied with industry-sponsored research that found no health risks. …

"Now, after a scientific paper by researchers at Washington University of St. Louis has rekindled fears that aspartame may cause deadly brain tumors, some present and former NIEHS officials are criticizing the FDA for using its influence to delay research that could have settled some or all of the safety questions."


Perhaps by now, you can understand why no one in the USA knew that the European Foundation of Oncology and Environmental Sciences Cancer Research Centre in Bologna, Italy was doing a 3-year study on aspartame. No independent researcher would want the manufacturers to know, because they would threaten, try to prevent and harass them. The studies, just recently released, show just exactly what was expected, that aspartame triggers malignant brain tumors as in original studies, lymphoma, leukemia and even kidney cancer and cancer of the peripheral cranial nerves. They called it a multipotential carcinogen, which we’ve known for 25 years!

In the 1970’s, G.D. Searle sacrificed people in South and Central America who were in poor villages. They developed brain tumors and seizures; one pregnant woman began to bleed extensively, lost her baby, and disappeared; and otherwise the studies showed aspartame destroys the brain and central nervous system. Aspartame also hardened the synovial fluids accounting for the agonizing joint pain so many victims complain about. Searle did not publish these studies, although we have the affidavit of the translator. They promptly closed the Florida office, went back to Illinois, and sent the physician involved to Mexico.

Now FDA will just stick with industry and accept the flawed studies instead of the real ones. They’re complaining the Italian researchers didn’t kill the rats after 2 years but let them live out their lives. This to determine how many cancers the aged rats would develop, just as my files are full of cancer reports from older Americans. The quicker you kill them, the fewer cancers you find!

Studies in Norway a few years ago showed aspartame destroys the brain, especially in the area of learning. The studies in South and Central America revealed the brain tumors. The manufacturers’ own studies in Dr. Olney’s office showed aspartame destroys the brain. The manufacturers have been caught red-handed so all they can use is their abundant clout & cash to get regulators to rubber-stamp their poisons. To hell with the people their poisons kill!

This letter has been long and detailed; in order for you to know beyond a shadow of a doubt, as FDA toxicologist, Dr. Gross, told Congress, that aspartame is indeed a carcinogen. Dr. H. J. Roberts’ medical text, Aspartame Disease: An Ignored Epidemic, is 1038 pages of diseases and horrors that this toxin causes. As an abortifacient and teratogen it has destroyed millions of babies in their mother’s womb and caused ADD, Autism, ADHD, Tourette’s, mental retardation and a host of other horrors to our children.

Governor Richardson, thank you for your courage to get junk food out of school. Please just remember "no sweeteners," as they mostly are all chemicals except for Just Like Sugar (available in Whole Foods) and the sweet herb Stevia. There are products like Xylitol that can cause some bloating but nowhere near as bad as what it is presently in soft drinks. With the information I am giving you in this letter, you and the legislators can strongly stand up to and reject the complaints of the lobbyists for the corporations which include Ajinomoto, Altria Corporate Services (Kraft-Philip Morris), the Glutamate Association of America, Pepsi Cola and Coca Cola, when your excellent legislative efforts in this realm come before the 2006 legislature.

Attorney General Madrid and Deputy Attorney General Bluestone, please show the same kind of courage in your legal research and your eventual Opinion for the Pharmacy Board, that they can move forward to hear evidence on the neurotoxicity of aspartame in medications, vitamins, and aspirin, despite the fact that this neurodegenerative product technically retains its ill-gotten FDA approval.

Aspartame has caused an epidemic of obesity and diabetes. It also aggravates and simulates diabetic retinopathy and neuropathy and interacts with insulin. It’s a drug that makes you crave carbohydrates as Dr. Wurtman has reported. [Please see protest of National Soft Drink Association]

A book could be written on what the manufacturers have done! Even in the UPI investigation, it was reported physicians who spoke out to Congress were put on a yacht and the aspartame manufacturers tried to change their mind. No one disagrees they have bottomless checkbooks, but they also intimidate, threaten and have no concern for how many perish on their poison, and this should be prosecuted in due course by racketeering statutes, because purely and simply, racketeering is precisely what they do! If aspartame were safe, consider they would not have to manipulate studies, and try to prevent any independent studies, just as Ajinomoto is trying now to prevent any inquiries about aspartame’s neurotoxicity from two New Mexico Boards!

In one of the manufacturers’ press releases on the new Italian study, they commented that they thought it was criminal that the regulatory people were not advised. In other words, what they are saying is that they had no opportunity to change the results by purchasing the researchers’ loyalty! Dr. Blaylock said their study confirmed the previous study by Dr. Trocho and co-workers (1998) that also found the formaldehyde breakdown product of aspartame to be damaging to cellular DNA and that this damage was cumulative. Similarly, when aspartame manufacturers and their front groups like the Calorie Control Council say the recent Italian studies by the Ramazzini Foundation don’t go along with other carcinogen studies, they are lying; they are trying to compare the truthful new one from Italy to ones they controlled to get the result they wanted. And the Trocho people were intimidated terribly.

Please don’t forget Dr. Blaylock’s words in Aspartame Makers Tell A Whopper:

"This study should terrify mothers and all those consuming aspartame sweetened products. This was a carefully done study that clearly demonstrated a statistically significant increase in several types of lymphomas and leukemias in rats. Both of these malignancies have increased significantly in this country since the widespread use of aspartame."

He also wrote: "These studies strongly indicate that drinking a single diet cola sweetened with aspartame everyday could significantly increase one’s risk of developing a lymphoma or leukemia."


Clearly by statute, the Environmental Improvement Board of New Mexico and the Board of Pharmacy have the power to conduct hearings, examine the evidence, and if they deem appropriate, to then ban aspartame. If they didn’t exercise their powers given to them by the legislature in statutes, they would be of no use to the people. This was corroborated by former Special Assistant Attorney General Stevan Looney, now of the Sutin Firm, who represented Petitioner Stephen Fox pro-bono because he knew he was protecting the health of the citizens of New Mexico.


With that being said, I would like to go over the specific arguments from the attorneys who represent the manufacturers who make this toxin poisoning the world.

I. Ajinomoto’s lawyer wrote that he would argue, "that federal approval of aspartame prevents the Board from outlawing it." That’s pure poppycock. A precedent was given in the conclusion of the EIB, after hearing extensive medical and even more extensive legal arguments. If you examined further the FDA approval, you would see that it was illegally approved. First of all, it’s a drug, and not an additive. An additive BY LAW requires that it be inert, the symptoms and diseases would not be filling a 1038 page medical text, and there wouldn’t be 92 documented symptoms on the FDA report. Aspartame is about as inert as Mt. Vesuvius when it erupts!

Aspartame not only failed the adulteration statutes, but also was considered by the National Soft Drink Association to be an adulterant; this is part of the congressional record. Interestingly, the FDA admitted aspartame could not be heated and then gave heed to the wind and approved it for baking. Thus, the soft drink companies WITH FULL KNOWLEDGE sent diet pop laced with this poison to the Persian Gulf to sit in the 120 degree Arabian sun for as long as 8 weeks at a time so the troops could ingest formaldehyde cocktails, one of the major precipitants and causes of the so-called "Gulf War Syndrome."

Aspartame can precipitate MS and ALS or Lou Gehrig’s. So when the Government did a study, they found a lot of the troops had Lou Gehrig’s. What would you expect? One lady who had an aspartame brain tumor said she was in a support group in Texas that had 70 vets, all with brain tumors. Remember that aspartame interacts with vaccines. They didn’t have a chance. Further, the symptoms of Desert Storm Illness are identical to the FDA’s report of 92 documented symptoms. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to recognize the truth: that the manufacturers had full knowledge of their crime.

The evidence is already piled so high there is no way the manufacturers could win on honest grounds. They left a paper trail like their trade secret information explaining their knowledge. In the last paragraph they said:

"With the spoon-for-spoon, we have no way of estimating maximum likely abuse and hence need to utilize data based on almost complete conversion to DKP. If we include this use in the original FAP, we stand a good chance of ending up with nothing in the short run and nothing in the long run, whereas the other approach would give us something in the short run and quite likely as much as we would ever get in the long run."


DKP [diketo-piperazine] is a proven brain tumor-causing agent, so they knew there was almost complete conversion, and a global population would come down with brain tumors. How can the manufacturers even try to fight? The evidence of their many crimes is detailed in numerous government and public domain records.

II. "No State Law Delegation to Board." Ajinomoto’s lawyers say they will argue that the legislature has not given this Board the authority to regulate in this area. Nonsense! They describe the Pharmacy Board’s enabling statute as an anti-fraudulent labeling law. This is correct, but that is not all this statute is. If aspartame were labeled correctly, the label would say: "Genocide: Keep out of reach of humans."

One woman’s life was saved because her daughter, a med student, happened to notice the aspartame in her lab had a skull and crossbones on it. Realizing it was a poison she got her mother off of it and saved her life. Up till that point, she had been away planning her funeral in her hometown.

In the background of all of these considerations, there is so much product liability involved a paper could be written on it, perhaps a worthy future endeavor for your Civil Division, Madame Attorney General?

The manufacturers label aspartame diet when in fact, it makes you gain weight. It is labeled as an additive instead of drug. It liberates free methyl alcohol, which is against the law, and methanol is classified as a narcotic. The chronic methanol poisoning is what affects the dopamine system of the brain and causes the addiction as discussed in Dr. Roberts’s medical text. Can you imagine, our children being given a narcotic and a neurodegenerative metabolite like formaldehyde in their vitamins, aspirin, prescription drugs and food? If someone in the New Mexico Attorney General’s staff or in a private New Mexico Plaintiff’s firm wanted to investigate product liability and fraud, aspartame fits every definition perfectly.

III. The attorneys speak of the Board’s Discretionary Right to Refrain from Proceeding saying "even if the Board were to conclude it has the power, it can refrain from doing anything."

Perhaps they threw that in to in essence ask, "Why be bothered?"

Why be bothered? To stop the people of New Mexico from being poisoned! Ajinomoto’s lawyers maintain that the Board lacks the expertise of the FDA, which approved aspartame. In the beginning, over 16 years from 1966 to 1981, the FDA did not approve aspartame; it declined the petition for approval. Since no FDA Commissioner would allow it on the market for 16 years, Donald Rumsfeld, at that point President of G.D. Searle, the aspartame patent holder, had to get Reagan to appoint an FDA Commissioner who would over-rule the Board of Inquiry. That man was Dr. Arthur Hull Hayes, and Reagan was so concerned he actually wrote an executive order to make the current FDA Commissioner powerless to do anything about aspartame until he could get Hayes there to do his deadly deed!

The rest of Ajinomoto’s argument is more babble because they really have nothing to say in its defense which legally viable. The Board does not lack the resources to address the issue. The Board has access to physicians and experts to bring them the evidence, and plenty will testify to counter what we anticipate from the corporate "rental" physicians, pediatricians, and toxicologists. We have most of the documents and studies.

And then Ajinomoto’s lawyer’s foolish statement: "The two distinct pending requests – relating to aspartame and mercury – may not be the only ones filed. If the Board entertains these, others could follow." So what is their point here? If there are other poisons, they should follow. Any person of integrity would not want citizens to be destroyed by poisons. That’s why New Mexico has an Environmental Improvement Board and a Board of Pharmacy.

Next, Ajinomoto’s lawyer says that "if the Board decides to proceed, it first may need to adopt rules of substance and procedure governing this process." We agree, of course, since the lives and health of the citizens of New Mexico are important enough to put exacting efforts into delineating effective rules of substance and procedure.

If the rules of substance and procedure are seen to be substantially spelled out and delineated in the New Mexico statutes in the sections of the Drug Act concerning adulteration, mislabeling, and other concerns, surely you as Governor and you as Attorney General might accept that the Pharmacy Board with 6 pharmacists on it, can easily determine appropriate rules of substance and procedure on its own, and not facilely or sloppily accept the corporate-substituted procedures prepared by Ajinomoto’s lawyers.

Next, the Ajinomoto lawyer asks:

"A. Substance – What must be proven to outlaw or permit aspartame? What level of risk of harm must be established for the petitioner to prevail? Who has the burden of proof? Is it relevant that aspartame has health benefits such as combating obesity?"

Wow! Did the manufacturers’ attorneys do any research at all? Perhaps they are making it up as they go along because they don’t know what to say? What beyond the following must be proven to outlaw aspartame?

1. It’s an illegal deadly neurotoxic drug masquerading as an additive. This has already been proven with over 20 years of use, using the public as guinea pigs, with incontrovertible and almost incalculable neurodegenerative damage to millions.

2. Level of harm? Aspartame has destroyed millions of people; there is an Aspartame Toxicity Center recording the cases; there are Aspartame Detoxification Centers caring for the victims in many cities; there are many medical texts documenting the mechanism by which is disables and kills; and finally, there are operations and citizens’ groups in every state and over 30 countries just warning the people not to use it or have their health destroyed or even lose their life, all acting pro bono! How could such operations even exist if aspartame were as safe as Ajinomoto would have you naively believe?


Ajinomoto’s lawyers ask the question about possible health benefits of aspartame? Hogwash! There is no health benefit to consuming poison. According to Neurosurgeon Russell Blaylock, aspartame actually damages the cardiac conduction system and causes sudden death:

Further, as Dr. Blaylock says in a lecture on

"Understand the reactions to aspartame are not allergic but toxic like arsenic and cyanide." If physicians can’t find a health benefit for cyanide, they certainly won’t find one for aspartame.

B. Ajinomoto Attorneys ask: "Procedure – What weight is given to the federal determination? Is it enough that the Board merely disagrees with FDA, or must it find the FDA determination is ‘clearly erroneous’ or the product of fraud, collusion or undue influence? Is the entire federal record to be admitted? Are exhibits exchanged in advance? Is expert testimony required? Who is an expert?"

This perhaps is a kind of corporate lawyer’s fishing expedition. All the evidence and exhibits are available. There is so much expert testimony, physicians and scientists could give the facts continuously for all 5 days in the July 2006 EIB hearings. How about as experts the very physicians who have been treating aspartame victims for two decades in the trenches of medical practice, like Dr. H.J. Roberts, Dr. Ralph Walton, and Dr. Russell

C. Aspartame v. Mercury – "Are there to be two different sets of rules and two different standards for aspartame, which has affirmative federal approval and for mercury, which may not have such approval."

Obviously what the Board is concerned with is evidence they are poisons and that evidence is available. The rule change and additional chapter to the New Mexico Administrative Code being considered by the Board of Pharmacy is on the subject of neurotoxic additives to medications and vaccines, the worst of which are aspartame/formaldehyde and thimerosal/mercury.

"V. No Need to Proceed Now."

They must have thrown that in because they ran out of things to say!

A. Petitioners could take their evidence to FDA. "They claim aspartame violates federal standards, notwithstanding federal approval."

They really ought to know better than to say something this stupid. Physicians and scientists have been screaming at the FDA, giving them the proof, and filing Citizens Petitions for banning for years. They know the FDA operates above the law and ignores this. In fact, I filed a Citizens’ Petition for banning aspartame, based on the fact their records show aspartame to be a chemical poison and that they lied to the public, and continue to lie to the public.

The law requires they answer in 180 days. It will be 4 years in June! The FDA refuses to operate within the law and answer this petition. One of the reasons is I listed the lies found within the government records is that the only way they can answer the petition and my citations of all of the FDA and industry lies is for the FDA to honestly remove aspartame from the market. So the FDA just ignores it. They wrote back to me they had more important things to do!

"B. Some of the issues in this matter might be resolved in the New Mexico EIB proceedings and possible related judicial proceedings."

Ajinomoto’s lawyer threw this in to raise the possibility to the Board of Pharmacy that they will bring an action in state or federal court similar to the action brought by the very same lawyer (Richard Minzner) against the New Mexico EIB for trying to create and implement stronger safety standards to protect workers from acts of violence in convenience stores. This is obviously a not so subtle form of intimidation by the same lawyer with a different client of a second New Mexico Board, the Board of Pharmacy.

Yes, these issues might be and will be resolved when aspartame is banned. The manufacturers are scared to death because when aspartame is banned people will wake up well from all kinds of health problems they have been suffering from. When my organization, Mission Possible International, prepared 16,000 Killer Kola brochures on aspartame which were given out freely from an organic market in Atlanta with the medical evidence on this neurotoxin some years ago, thousands abstained, and about 60 days later, people came into the store exclaiming that all kinds of health problems had disappeared. Seizures stopped; those crippled from Multiple Sclerotic symptoms walked again; headaches disappeared; and dozens of symptoms vanished. The manufacturers know if aspartame is banned in New Mexico, there will emerge a kind of prima facie evidence for their absolute complicity in these neuro-degenerative problems, and, as well, of their massive product liability.

Below is the letter written to the EIB Board on how aspartame violates state and federal adulteration statutes. These violations alone are enough to ban it from New Mexico in food products.

Please stand strong and don’t be intimidated! You can set a precedent for the world to follow, and thus go down in history as having saved the lives of millions of people!

If you really want to see many more of the really egregious facts in evidence, please watch the movie Sweet Misery: A Poisoned World. Observe the interview with Diane Fleming, a Sunday school teacher whose husband, a basketball athlete and heavy user of aspartame, died from the methanol poisoning. They thought she poisoned him, even though she took a lie detector test and passed, and the detective involved in the investigation said there was no way she could have poisoned him. She was the one who called the police. She was sentenced to 20 and 30 years concurrently and lingers in a cold prison cell in Virginia because the manufacturers of aspartame murdered her husband. Doctors’ affidavits say Charles Fleming died from aspartame. Yet another victim from this neurodegenerative artificial sweetener, perhaps the cruelest story of them all!

Free the citizens of New Mexico from this deadly poison!

Dr. Betty Martini, Founder, Mission Possible International, 9270 River Club
Parkway, Duluth, Georgia 30097 770 242-2599
Aspartame Toxicity Center,

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We will present the attachments in Part 3. Did you wade through the letter? I hope you did and that it provoked some thought about health policy, regulator accountability, political interference, professional ethics and much more. Remember, these things have a very significant impact on your health and safety.

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