CBS Evening News for Saturday, Dec 05, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Environmental Protection Agency reported delaying ban on pesticides due to protests from agriculture ints. Report introduced.
(Los Angeles, California: Jerry Bowen) Consumer response to California supermarkets' sale of pesticide-free produce reported; details given, scenes shown. [WOMEN - prefer food grown without pesticides.] [Nutraclean president Dr. Stanley RHODES - says company aims to reduce pesticide risk.] [Dietician Deralee SCANLON - discusses sales.] television ad shown. [Raley' Supermarket pres. Chuck COLLINGS - talks about marketing.] [California department of food and agriculture spokesperson Jim WELLS - discusses chemophobic atmosphere.] Opposition of California officials to private testing noted. [Western Growers Association spokesperson Barbara BUCK - says produce grown by same grower whether or not certified by Nutraclean and other companies] [Farmer Charlie HOPPIN - comments on private inspection services.] Lawsuits between Hoppin and Nutraclean detailed. [RHODES - discusses residues in food.]
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