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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 24, 1972
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(Studio) There are 31 million cats in US. Cat food industry is big business. Consumers Union investigates merits of cat foods.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Mt. Vernon, New York) There are 3000 different commercial cat foods on sale in US. [Consumers Union George POLLACK - says study shows of 22 brands tested, only 5 found acceptable; 4 not acceptable (Calo, Figaro, Tabby, Switch); and rest of questionable nutritional value. 5 acceptable brands are: Daily, Purina, and 3 Puss'n Boots blends. Dog foods found to be in same categories.]

Chancellor, John;
Davis, Lou

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