1965 Aspartame was was discovered by James M. Schlatter for G.D. Searle & Company while experimenting with amino acids.
1967 Dr. Harold Waisman conducts Aspartame safety tests on infant monkeys on behalf of the G.D. Searle & Company. As seven monkeys were being fed Aspartame mixed with milk, one dies, five others have grand mal seizures.
1980 FDA Board of Inquiry comprised of three independent scientists, confirmed that aspartame “might induce brain tumors”.
1981 G.D. Searle’s Company Chief Operating Officer, Donald Rumsfeld, reapplied an FDA certification for aspartame immediately after U.S. President Ronald Reagan took office.
1981 President Ronald Reagan apoints Arthur H. Hayes as FSA commissioner, who approves aspartame for use in dry goods. Ronald Reagan, Donald Rumsfeld, Arthur Hayes were working for the same people.
The FDA, G.D. Searle & Company, Monsanto, Nutrasweet Company, and Merisant are in control by the same people.