ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 08, 1973
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(Studio) In Japan, many fisherman and supporters picket chemical plants. Plants dump wastes into water, pollute water and contaminate fish.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Tokyo, Japan) Av. Japanese eats 30 pounds of fish each year, but disease traceable to contaminated fish on upsurge. Japanese fear main staple of diet, fish, may contain poison. Victim of brain damage from contaminated fish shown. Fishermen sell fish back to companies polluting the water. Fish to be destroyed. Health ministry issues table of fish products safe for consumption. Prices plunge with consumption.
REPORTER: Irv Chapman
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