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Consumer Watchdog (Imported Shrimp) #1022392

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 18, 2012
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(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.]

Sawyer, Diane;
, Washington

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