[ RadSafe ] Medical and Academic Criticism RE: Busby Laboratories & Busby Foundation for Children of Fukushima by the Guardian [England]
sjd at swcp.com
Tue Nov 22 19:57:54 CST 2011
Excellent questions, Stewart.
At 01:29 PM 11/22/2011, you wrote:
>A lengthy news article appeared in Britain's respected newspaper The
>Guardian on 21st November, 2011. This article takes you to task about the
>expensive anti-radiation pills and analytical services you are promoting,
>Busby Laboratories, and the Chris Busby Foundation for the Children of
>Fukushima [CBFCF]. Your comments about this article seem warranted since it
>seems to put you in a very bad light.
>[--Post-Fukushima 'anti-radiation' pills condemned by scientists - Green
>party distances itself from Dr. Christopher Busby]
>This article quotes you as stating that any money from the sales of the
>radiation detox pills being sold by 4u-detox.com goes to the Chris Busby
>Foundation for the Children of Fukushima, established by a Mr. James Ryan of
>You state in the Guardian article above regarding your involvement with the
>CBFCF that "It's got nothing to do with me. He [James Ryan] phoned me up and
>asked if he could use my name and I said he could." You state that
>4u-detox.com sends you samples and you analyze them. You further state when
>asked by The Guardian about Busby Laboratories that "I'm Busby
>Laboratories." The Guardian writes that you told them "that the money from
>the sale of pills and tests goes to the CBFCF which was established by James
>The Guardian article quotes you as saying that you perform complex
>radiological analyses of samples from Japan [urine for U and Sr, food for Cs
>isotopes and I, food for Pu, U, and Sr, water for Cs, and Sr ]. You state
>that you perform an unspecified number of complex radioanalytical
>measurements at no cost to the CBFCF, for which the CBFCF charges $1,000 USD
>and more each, yet all money for the analyses goes to Mr. Ryan and the
>CBFCF. Mr. Ryan told the Guardian that "All money from 4u-Detox.com goes to
>children of Fukushima and children throughout Japan. We have donated a great
>amount to children of Japan."
>To summarize: If the Guardian quotes you and Mr. Ryan properly, Mr. Ryan has
>established the Chris Busby Foundation for the Children of Fukushima which
>has nothing to do with you. You go on YouTube and radio and TV shows and
>promote products and services offered by the CBFCF. Mr. Ryan and the CBFCF,
>per the CBFCF website, sell very expensive mineral tablets, and detox clays,
>internal cleansers, and now iodine solutions, and receive samples from Japan
>for radio-analytical work, billed at very high cost, and you perform the
>analyses at no cost. Then all monies received is given away to the "children
>Without any further explanation, it simply seems like this makes no sense
>and appears to be some kind of scam. Am I missing something? The information
>you and Mr. Ryan are quoted as providing to the Guardian simply strains
>credulity and puts you and Mr. Ryan in a rather bad light.
>Listed below are a few legitimate questions about radiation related issues
>in which you are involved regarding your advertising and selling products
>being made by Busby Laboratories, which are being widely promoted as
>supposedly reducing the potential impacts of radiation releases from the
>Fukushima accident, and in raising money for the Chris Busby Foundations for
>the Children of Fukushima:
>1) Does your widely discussed and self-promoted "Chris Busby Foundation for
>Children of Fukushima" exist as a legal, licensed foundation?
>2) If so, is it a non-profit legal entity, particularly since it is
>supposedly, if you are to be believed, giving all monies received to the
>children of Fukushima? If a non-profit entity, how much money has it
>received to date, and how much money has been donated by the Chris Busby
>Foundationj to the "Children of Fukushima"?
>3) Where is the CBFCF registered? Would you please supply a link to its
>registration as a non-profit entity [if it exists as a non-profit entity]
>and any Articles of Incorporation?
>4) If the CBFCF is established as a non-profit entity, please supply a link
>to a copy of the relevant revenue/taxation authority [in the US this is the
>US IRS, for example] letter approving its non-profit status which is
>required for any entity operating as a non-profit entity?
>5) "Busby Laboratories" is listed on your pill bottles, and implied as
>manufacturing your detox pills. Where is it physically located?
>6) Does Busby Laboratories exist as a legal Corporation? If so, where is it
>incorporated or otherwise registered as an operational entity?
>7) Have the 4u-detox.com pills being sold by the CBFCF and manufactured by
>Busby Laboratories, which appear to be located in the US, been approved by
>the US FDA as being safe and effective regarding the medical claims being
>made about these pills?
>8) Is Busby Laboratories both manufacturing your detox radiation tablets,
>and analyzing various media for radiological content? If not, where are the
>Laboratories located that provide analytical services which you are
>advertising as available from Busby Laboratories?
>9) There is a "Donations" link on the 4u-detox.com website which is selling
>products and services you are promoting. Why are donations linked to a bank
>account in your home town and and deposited to the credit of "Green Audit",
>a private entity you have established rather than the CBFCF? Are all
>donations received by your Green Audit's bank account in Britain then sent
>to the CBFCF for distribution to the Children of Fukushima, as implied by
>your statements to the Guardian, or kept for your personal use?
>I think that since you try and present yourself on Radsafe as a person
>deeply concerned about the truth concerning matters of radiation risk, that
>you would want to answer the questions above, and comment on the negative
>information presented in the Guardian yesterday.
>Stewart Farber, MS Public Health
>SAFarber at optonline.net
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