CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 05, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Boone Cnty., Iowa: Frank Currier) Problems of small harvest, grain theft and corn contamination featured. [FARMERS - comment on harvest.] Farmer Jan Berry's wheat reported stolen from bin. [BERRY - comments.] [Criminal investigator Eugene MEYER - says grain is easily stolen.] Grain identification plan discussed. [Farmer Ken LARSON - comments.] Aflatoxin, a chemical produced by mould, reported contaminating 25% of corn crop. [FARMER - comments.] [Dr. Gary OSWEILER - says chemical can cause liver cancer.] [FARMERS - worry about next year]
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