ABC Evening News for Friday, May 18, 2012
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(Studio: Washington: Jim Avila) An investigation into shrimp shipped to the US from overseas presented; shrimp consumption and import statistics cited; details given about the lab test findings of banned antibiotics, including nitrofurazone, chloramphenicol and enrofloxacin, in the shrimp. [New Orleans chef Brian LANDRY- comments.] [Food and Water Watch Patty LOVERA- says there is disease on shrimp farms.] [Inst. of Environmental and Human Health Ron KENDALL- notes the pharmaceutical residues in the shrimp.] [Louisiana Shrimp Assn. Clint GUIDRY- talks about natural, wild-caught shrimp.] [FDA deputy commissioner of food Michael TAYLOR- talks about the residues and food safety.]
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