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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 31, 1984
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(Studio) Ethylene dibromide (EDB) use as pesticide and its link with cancer discussed.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Los Angeles, California) Procter and Gamble rptd vol. removing some prods. from California stores due to high levels of EDB; details given. [California health department spokesperson Peter RANK - felt EDB levels would prove health danger.] Duncan Hines' defense of muffin mix containing EDB outlined. [Procter and Gamble spokesperson Marjorie BRADFORD - explains vol. recall.] EDB's presence in many-grain-prods. discussed. Florida's allowable EDB level mentioned. [EPA spokesperson Jim DAVIS - doesn't see emergency situation existing.] Environmental Protection Agency said setting EDB guidelines Friday
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Drinkwater, Terry;
Rather, Dan

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