CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 12, 1989
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(Studio: Steve Kroft) Continue of study of heart disease noted. Report introduced.
(Chicago, Illinois: Gary Reaves) One man's fight against companies that pack tropical oils into their products featured; details given, scenes shown. [Heart attack victim and consumer advocate Phil SOKOLOFF - says public is unaware of palm oil and coconut oil and their effect on cholesterol.] [Nutritionist Linda VAN HORNE - talks about saturated fatty acid in palm oil.] Food companies noted substituting vegetable oils due to Sokoloff's ad. campaign against tropical oils. [Keebler Company spokesperson Stuart GREENBLATT - says company responds to consumers.] Malaysia reported launching counter-advertising campaign defending palm oil. [Malaysian ambassador Albert TALALLA - criticizes soybean ind.] [Food industry analyst Phillip LEMPERT - says Sokoloff has no hidden agenda.] [SOKOLOFF - talks about anti-cholesterol campaign]
(Studio: Steve Kroft) Americans' eating habits reviewed.