CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 27, 1994
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Lowville, New York: Bob Arnot) CBS News special investigation into health problems for cows injected with the controversial genetically engineered bovine growth hormone (BGH) examined; scenes shown from a Lowville, New York, dairy farm. [Farmer John SHUMWAY - talks about his cows' problems.] The kinds of complaints received by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) listed. [FDA's Linda SUYDAM, dairy farmer advocate Mark CASTELL, Monsanto Company Robert COLLIER - comment on the BGH/BST drug.] Monsanto's defense of the BGH program outlined. Representative Bernard Sanders reported initiating a federal investigation of the relationship between the FDA and Monsanto. [SANDERS, SUYDAM - offer differing opinions on the conflict of interest issue.]
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