ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 27, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.
(DC: Bettina Gregory) Announcement by National Resources Defense Council of study about danger to children from pesticides reported; details given from report about effect of pesticides on fruit and vegetables. [National Resources Defense Council spokesperson Janet HATHAWAY - says food supply is not safe.] Ind. response to report given. [United Fruit and Vegetable Association spokesperson John McCLUNG - says report's projections are preposterous.] Environmental Protection Agency statement about pesticide residues noted. [EPA spokesperson Victor KIMM - comments.] [National Resources Defense Council spokesperson Albert MEYERHOFF - responds.] Cancer risk from pesticide used on apples detailed.
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