‘Miracle autism cure’ seller exposed by BBC investigation

12 Jun

The BBC have a new story taking on the so-called “Miracle Mineral Supplement” in ‘Miracle autism cure’ seller exposed by BBC investigation.

MMS (AKA chlorine dioxide, CD, or part of a so-called “parasite protocol”) is a bleach solution produced by mixing two chemicals which are sold separately and manufactured often in rather dubious factories. Case in point, the BBC tested the chemicals they were given and found they were much stronger than labeled.

Through his website, Mr Edwards, who says he is not attending the conference, sold the researcher the one bottle of liquid labelled as 22.4% sodium chlorite and a second labelled as 4% hydrochloric acid.

When the BBC sent the chemicals to Kent Scientific Services, an independent laboratory, they were found to be 57% and 45% stronger than the advertised concentration respectively.

The BBC approached a seller of MMS and purchased the chemicals. The person selling MMS, one Leon Edwards, made the usual huge claims: it cures malaria, HIV, cancer and, of course, autism. Of course they don’t say “cure”, they say in this case “purge”.

MMS is a scam, plain and simple. It is sold as a cure to autism parents for use on their disabled children. The sales pitches present it with the usual approach: claims of children “recovered” together with some scienc-y sounding discussion to make it seem legitimate. And, of course, if you blame vaccines for autism and claim your product somehow heals vaccine injury, you will get nothing but support from a vocal group of autism parents.

Fiona O’Leary–an autism parent–is quoted in the story. She’s been a major advocate for autistic kids through her efforts to expose MMS.

Fiona O’Leary, a mother of two autistic children, is a leading campaigner against MMS. She warned: “This has been offered as a cure for autism in 60 countries.

“What worries me is people normalising this treatment – it does not even warrant the word treatment, autism is not a ‘disease’ that you can ‘cure’ with bleach.

“We need legislation so that people offering it are always prosecuted, but we don’t see the authorities addressing this issue.”

She added: “The suffering children are going through is shocking – it’s child abuse.”


By Matt Carey

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3 Responses to “‘Miracle autism cure’ seller exposed by BBC investigation”

  1. Roger Kulp June 25, 2015 at 17:45 #

    Illinois Attorney General steps in to prohibit former Chicagoan from advocating use of “Miracle Mineral Solution,” following an NBC5 Investigates report. NBC Chicago’s Phil Rogers reports. (Published Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015)

    Source: http://www.nbcchicago.com/investigations/illinois-attorney-general-lisa-madigan-miracle-mineral-solution-autism-309703521.html#ixzz3e5qAUguS
    Follow us: @nbcchicago on Twitter | nbcchicago on Facebook

    • Sullivan (Matt Carey) June 26, 2015 at 07:08 #

      Thanks for that. Good to see Illinois step up like that.

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