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Eye On America (Raw Shellfish) #342773

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

(Seaside, OR: Bob Faw) Health risks of eating raw shellfish featured. [Deputy sheriff Bobby COSSIE - talks about shellfish pirates in the Louisiana bayou.] Increase in the amount of shellfish harvested from polluted shellfish beds from 1980-1990 graphed. [Plaquemines Parish, LA, sheriff Ernest WOOTON - comments on polluted oysters.] [Former oyster-induced cholera patient William KILPATRICK, oyster- induced illness patient Debbie HELTEMIS - comment on their illnesses.] Scenes shown of Kilpatrick's ulcerated legs; government figures on the number of people who get sick from seafood noted. [Public Voice for Food and Health Policy Ellen HAAS - says government has been lax.] [CDC Dr. Todd WEBER, fisherman Pete VOINOVICH - talk about health risks.] [Louisiana Oyster Dealers and Growers Association Mark CHATRY - comments on proposed warning labels.] [Roy SEGERTSEN - talks about fishing industry.]

Reporter(s):
Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:04:20

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