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Cyclamates / Msg / FDA #443101

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 29, 1969
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(Studio) Artificial sweetener, cyclamates, taken off market due to controversy. Monosodium glutamate (MsG) also under attack.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Studio) Cyclamates banned because found to cause cancer in rats. MSG found to cause brain damage in mice and monkeys.
REPORTER: Dean Brelis

(Boston, Massachusetts) [Assistant Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Dr. Roger EGEBERG - says MSG put into baby food for mothers and fathers because babies can't taste it. Cyclamates have probably saved a lot of lives, too.]
REPORTER: Dean Brelis

(Studio) Senator George McGovern thinks there should be a federal laboratory to test chemicals before they're put into food.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) Commissioner Herbert LEY - says studies by Dr. Olney indicate restricted areas of possible danger Studies haven't been duplicated. No significant problem. MSG adds nice flavor to food.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Reporter(s):
Brelis, Dean;
Brinkley, David
Duration:
00:03:50

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