CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 18, 1996
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(New York: Dr. Bob Arnot) Results from a new study showing that consumption of the fake sweetener NutraSweet (or aspartame) might cause brain cancer featured. [University of Washington at Saint Louis Dr. John OLNEY - tells of the association of Nutrasweet with brain cancer.] [Nutrasweet Kelco spokesman Dr. Robert MOSER - claims it is impossible for NutraSweet to cause brain cancer.] Flaws in the study cited. [CONSUMER - comments.]
(Studio: Mike Wallace) Reaction from the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) featured. [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) Dr. FRIEDMAN - says currently there is no proof of the connection of aspartame/NutraSweet with cancer.]
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