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FDA met aspartame activists Stoddard & Turner, on 10.6.1999 Story on FOX TV NEWS Washington D.C.  Topic List   < Prev Topic  |  Next Topic >

Story Featured on FOX TV Washington DC:

Jane Henny, Director of the US Food and Drug Administration
April 26, 1999
Federal Register: (Volume 64, Number 79)
[Page 20311-20312]
>From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []
Food and Drug Administration
[Docket No. 99F-0187]
AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.
ACTION: Notice; correction.
SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is correcting a notice
that appeared in the Federal Register of February 8, 1999 (64 FR 6100).
The document announced that Monsanto Co. has filed a petition proposing
that the food additive regulations be amended to provide for the safe
use of L-Phenylalanine, N-[N-(3,3-dimethylbutyl)-L--aspartyl]-,1-methyl ester as a
general use sweetener. The name of the additive appeared incorrectly in
the SUMMARY section. This document corrects that error.
DATES: April 26, 1999.
Ms. Blondell Anderson, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
(HFS-206), Food and Drug Administration,
200 C St. SW., Washington, DC 20204, 202-418-3106.

George Pauli, director of product policy at
FDA's Office of Premarket Approval for Food Additives.
George Pauli of the FDA's Center for Food Safety and
Applied Nutrition .

Subject: Breaking News!
Date: Tue, 19 Oct 1999 15:17:51 -0500
From: Mary Stoddard
Organization: Aspartame Consumer Safety Network

James Turner and I want to thank Congressman Dick Armey for
setting up the historic meeting this month with top officials of the
Food and Drug Administration. No anti-aspartame campaigner has met

 with FDA officials since the Senate Hearings in 1987, when Turner and 
Stoddard met at FDA Headquarters in Washington to present the case
 for aspartame being re-called and retested as a drug instead of a Food 
Additive. We also want to thank Environment News Network for featuring 
our story today in their widely-read publication. And, to FOX TV Washington 
for airing our story on the unprecedented meeting at FDA offices with
George Pauli, Blondell Anderson and Rudolph Harris. One major correction
to enclosed story: Congressman Armey told constituents Stoddard and
Anesthetist, Larry Taylor at a private meeting in his Dallas office [1988] that
his wife no longer drank diet drinks because they gave her headaches. 
[As far as I know Armey has never used aspartame as a sweetener.]

Prior to meeting with FDA in Washington D.C., I was the invited
guest lecturer at American University's School of Journalism, Master's Class,
Saturday, October 2.

Best wishes to you,

Mary Nash Stoddard, Founder
Aspartame Consumer Safety Network and Pilots Hotline [1987-present]
President's Council on Food Safety [1998-1999]
Visiting Professor U.T. Southwestern Medical School [1997]
Expert Medical Witness [1992-present]
State Judge [1977-1984]
Radio Talkshow Host [1995-2001]
Deadly Deception Story of Aspartame [Toxicology Sourcebook
- Odenwald Press 1998]