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California / Fruit Fly #279150

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 29, 1981
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(Studio) California reported continuing its war against infestation of Mediterranean fruit fly.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Los Angeles, California) Public perception of Medfly problem examined; various newspaper headlines shown. [Farm Bureau Federal spokesperson Jack KING - thinks wrong idea about actual extent of problem is widespread.] Impact of truckers' strike several years ago recalled; actual impact of Medfly crisis discussed. [Tree fruit specialist Galen GELLER - thinks consumer will benefit.] Impact on California taxpayers noted. [KING - comments.]
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Drinkwater, Terry;
Morton, Bruce

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