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Msg Controversy #443008

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 23, 1969
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(Studio) Controversy over whether monosodium glutamate (MSG) good for people. Senator George McGovern says it should be taken off approved list until more known about it. Says baby food companies should stop using it.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Saint Louis, Missouri) MSG is to make food taste better. Dr. John Olney studies problem with mice and monkeys. [OLNEY - no audio.] He says MSG causes brain damage. Feels it should be banned until further studies completed.
REPORTER: Bill Matney

(Studio) International Mineral and Chemical spokesperson says research never has shown product might be unsafe.
REPORTER: Bill Matney

Reporter(s):
Huntley, Chet;
Matney, Bill
Duration:
00:03:00

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