TODAY’S SHOW covered a range of topics, but most of our time was spent discussing genetically modified crops and the difficulty in finding out how GM foods affect our health. Meanwhile, H1N1 vaccines are being fast-tracked, with human trials only intended to determine dosage — not whether the vaccines are actually safe.
Also: military poised to help FEMA deal with swine flu; CIA code expert found dead on hiking trail; New York City gives homeless one-way ticket out of town; and the state of Arizona considers selling its capitol buildings.
Here’s the link to the timeline of aspartame’s approval we mentioned during the show. Dr. Arthur Hayes, Jr., the FDA commissioner who approved aspartame (NutraSweet), later took a job with Burson-Marsteller as a senior medical adviser. Burson-Marsteller was the public relations firm for G.D. Searle, the company that developed aspartame. Coincidence?
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