A close examination of what many consider to be a “hoax” – aspartame toxicity. This documentary attempts to look at what is “definitely” known about aspartame and discovers that the label “hoax” in this case is a dangerous misconception. In a journey through interviews with various doctors, lawyers, activists, and victims, narrator Cori Brackett discovers symptoms to a much larger problem:
Our institutions designed to protect the public from harmful substances have failed us.
In a poisoned world, victims are found throughout the country and are finally given a voice. A close examination of the process for approving aspartame by the FDA leads to earlier examples of revolving door activity and how powerful corporations are influencing once trusted institutions. Today, resistance to aspartame continues, as a portrait of this poisoned world also offers hope and remedy.