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FDA / Cyclamates / Ban Review / Laxatives #36330

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 20, 1975
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(Studio) FDA (Food and Drug Administration) asks for scientific review of 1969 ban on cyclamates because of incrd. doubts that artificial sweetener causes cancer. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) also releases study with regard to laxatives.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) FDA (Food and Drug Administration) report says there's widespread misuse of laxatives. 1/2 ingredients tested found unsafe and ineffective. [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) commissioner Dr. Alexander SCHMIDT - says many laxatives to be reformulated so ingredients effective.]
REPORTER: Vic Ratner

Reporter(s):
Ratner, Vic;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:01:40

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