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Apples and Alar #122059

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 15, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.

(DC: Jackie Judd) Controversy over use of chemical Alar, which is used to ripen and preserve apples, featured; details given of testing of chemical by scientists for FDA. [Senator Joseph LIEBERMAN - questions indep. judgement of those advisory scientists.] Process by which Environmental Protection Agency can ban Alar detailed. [Senator John WARNER - says he wants to bring confidence back to mktplace.] [International Apple Institution spokesperson Derl DERR - says industry will ban Alar because of public confusion.]

Judd, Jackie;
Jennings, Peter

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