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Alcoholic Beverages / Cancer #307501

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 24, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Eric Engberg) Consumer advocates' criticism of FDA's failure to ban alcoholic beverages containing urethane due to its alleged carcinogenic links in lab tests discussed; details given, scenes shown. [Advocate Bruce SILVERGLADE - accuses FDA (Food and Drug Administration) of actively keeping matter secret from public.] [Distilled Spirits Council spokesperson Dr. William WADDELL - denies health threat.] Canada's findings and United States response outlined. [Council spokesperson Nancy BUC - claims Canada's actions were uninformed.] [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) commissioner Dr. Frank YOUNG - defs. agency's attitude toward issue.]

Reporter(s):
Engberg, Eric;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:00

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