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(Studio) Michigan dairy farms have another chemical crisis; cattle dying of dioxane poisoning.
REPORTER: Morton Dean
(Lancing, Michigan) George Lemunyon lost 1 herd to PBB poisoning; is now losing 2nd to dioxane poisoning. Chemical is in wood preservative in barn; isn't supposed to be. [LEMUNYON - is worried not only for self but for others.] This farm and others quarantined by state. [State agriculture department director B. Dale BALL - says it's toxic chemical and they don't want it in food supply.] Officials say wood preservative, mktd. under name Penta, is used all over country [Michigan agriculture department spokesperson Donald ISLEIB - says potential effects of this greater threat than PBB.]
REPORTER: Betty Ann Bowser
- Bowser, Betty Ann;
- Dean, Morton
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