VIEWPOINT: PDF OnlyThe Rise and Fall of Cal-Ban 3000BARRETT, STEPHEN M.D.Author Information Dr. Barrett, who practices psychiatry in Allentown, PA, edits Nutrition Forum Newsletter and is co-author/editor of 26 books. In 1984 he received the FDA Commissioner's Special Citation Award for Public Service in fighting nutrition quackery. Nutrition Today: November 1990 - Volume 25 - Issue 6 - p 24-28 Buy Abstract Although many mail-order diet products are harmless, this one was not. Many of its users developed esophageal obstruction and other problems requiring medica intervention. © Williams & Wilkins 1990. All Rights Reserved.