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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 09, 1979
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(Studio) May 23rd expiration of moratorium on saccharin ban noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Link between saccharin and cancer in men said discovered; FDA (Food and Drug Administration) administration Don. Kennedy quoted. [KENNEDY - thinks substance should be avoided.] Recommendation with regard to consumption of saccharin-sweetened beverages by children stated. [Pepsicor Incorporated vice president William GILL - notes weakness of carcinogenic evidence.] Author of study quoted with regard to FDA's premature risk assessment of results. Senator Lowell Weicker quoted.
REPORTER: Richard Roth

Cronkite, Walter;
Roth, Richard

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