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Irradiated Foods #340687

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 10, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Mulberry, Florida: Juan Vasquez) Process of irradiating fruits and vegetables with gamma rays to extend their shelf life and help farmers compete in the global market featured; scenes shown from Mulberry, Florida; backing of process by WHO, FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and Agriculture Department mentioned. [Florida department of agriculture Martha ROBERTS - says the technology is safe.] [Fancy Farms Carl GROOMS - comments.] [Food and Water, Incorporated, Kiki CARTER - says irradiation makes food nutritionally inferior.]

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Vasquez, Juan
Duration:
00:02:00

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