CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 25, 1975
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(Studio) Connoisseur of drinks will have more to talk about if government agency gets way.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Cobalt sulfate additive usually makes up head of beer. Chemicals and coloring additives added to bourbon. 70 chemicals added to wine. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) now requires alcohol industry to say on label what is in the bottles. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms never made public the recall of 1000's of bottles. [Representative Benj. ROSENTHAL - says absurd for industry to claim labeling will cost too much. Ind. doesn't want public to know what is in bottles.] [President Distilled Spirits of the US, Incorporated Malcolm HARRIS - says 90% of consumers don't care what's in bottle. Why should 90% pay for what the 10% want to see.] Alcohol industry has until January 1977 to change labels. Spokesperson to fight FDA (Food and Drug Administration) decision.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl
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