NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 21, 1969
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(Studio) Department of Health, Education and Welfare Department says soft drinks with cyclamates must be off market by January 1. Diet foods with cyclamates can be manufactured and mktd. with warning on label.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(DC) FDA (Food and Drug Administration) scientists found low quantity of cyclamates caused bladder cancer in rats. [Assistant Secretary Department of Health, Education and Welfare Dr. Jesse STEINFELD - says rats of different strains used and cyclamates alone used, not mixture. Our dosage 1/6 of that done by Abbott Labs. Cyclamate usage should be restricted to those with need for nonnutritive sweeteners, and who're under. doctor's care. Department of Health, Education and Welfare taking strong stand.]
REPORTER: Paul Friedman