CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 31, 1984
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(Studio) Govt. ban on cyclamates recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Background to FDA (Food and Drug Administration) ban on cyclamates due to link with cancer reviewed; FDA (Food and Drug Administration) reported now reversing position. [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) spokesperson Gary FLAMM - explains opposite conclusions now offered.] [Health Research Group spokesperson Sidney WOLFE - claims cyclamates damage human chromosomes.] [Community Nutrition Institution spokesperson Rodney LEONARD - reacts to National Academy of Sciences' review of cyclamates at request of FDA.] [Calorie Control Council spokesperson Robert KELLEN - defs. cyclamates.] Econs. involved in soft drink industry's push for return of cyclamates explained, outlined on screen; costs of aspartame compared to that of cyclamates.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker