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Contaminated Milk #308948

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 27, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Recent quarantining of large number dairy farms and recall of their prods. due to contamination of milk and milk prods. with carcinogenic pesticide recalled. Possibility meat has been contaminated by same pesticide noted.

(Eureka Springs., Arkansas: Harry Smith) Discovery of heptachlor's presence in milk of nursing mothers and implications therein examined; Lynn and Chris Bonawitz's experience cited as example [Lynn BONAWITZ - describes her concern.] Apparent chain of contamination in Arkansas and state's initial refusal to test breast milk discussed. [Health department spokesperson Tom BUTLER - denies danger.] [Dr. Gregory KRESSE - considers state's position inappropriate; notes risks to infants involved.] [BONAWITZ - cites psychological toll of situation.]

Rather, Dan;
Smith, Harry

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