ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 17, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Washington: George Strait) New medical study in "New England Journal of Medicine" on benefits of oat bran featured. [Two PEOPLE - talk about oat bran.] [Study co-author Dr. Frank SACKS - says oat bran does not lower cholesterol.] [Quaker Oats SPOKESMAN - responds to study.] Consumer groups noted calling for FDA (Food and Drug Administration) to monitor all health claims in ads. [Center for Science in the Public Interest Bruce SILVERGLADE - comments.] television ad for oat cereal shown. [National Food Processors Association John CADY - says consumer should not be misled.]
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