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Medicine: Vitamin Supplements #350649

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 24, 1993
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: Bob Arnot) CBS News investigation into the vitamin supplement business, an industry unregulated by the government, featured. [Two vitamin BUYERS, FDA (Food and Drug Administration) Mike TAYLOR, National Organization for Rare Disorders Abbey MEYERS - comment.] Chemical analysis by CBS of 50 vitamin and mineral products detailed; potency claims outlined on screen. [Vitamin industry spokesperson J.B. CORDARO - defends products.] [Harvard medical school Dr. Michael GAZIANO - says often vitamin supplements do not get into the system.] [Center for Science in the Public Interest Michael JACOBSON - calls for consumer protection.] Hidden camera scenes shown. [Nature Food Centres' William DAUGHERTY - cites company policy.] Advice to consumers discussed.

Arnot, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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