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EPA / Daminozide #325635

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 02, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(NYC: Betsy Aaron) Environmental Protection Agency reported warning that daminozide, chemical used by apple growers, may cause cancer. [Dr. Philip LANDRIGAN - says daminozide causes cancer.] [EPA spokesperson Anne LINDSAY - says Environmental Protection Agency will wait another year before deciding whether or not to ban chemical.] [Environment advocate Rick HIND - criticizes EPA's delay in banning daminozide.] Daminozide's effects upon apples discussed. Uniroyal, manufacturer of daminozide, quoted on screen with regard to EPA's warning. [International Apple Institution Derl DERR - comments.] [Grocer David SNEDDON - comments on situation.]

Reporter(s):
Aaron, Betsy;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:00

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