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Government Regulatory System / Meat and Poultry Inspection #160873

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 10, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) The political debate sparked by the Republicans' drive for regulatory reform as part of their campaign for smaller government featured; tenets of the Republican bill outlined on screen. [On the Senate floor, Senators Orrin HATCH, Bob DOLE, Byron DORGAN - speak about regulations.]

(Washington: Michele Norris) The concern about what regulatory reform would do about efforts to upgrade the government system for meat and poultry inspection examined; meat plant scenes shown. [Agriculture Secretary Dan GLICKMAN - criticizes the current inspection system.] [Grocery Manufacturers Association Jeff NEDELMAN - worries about inspection costs.] The likelihood that changes in the inspection system will be delayed outlined; the case of Eric Mueller, who died in 1993 from E. coli poisoning, noted. [Father Rainer MUELLER - opposes delays.]

Cochran, John;
Jennings, Peter;
Norris, Michele

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