NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 10, 1977
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(Studio) Reaction to FDA (Food and Drug Administration) ban on saccharin cited. Nation's only saccharin producer, Sherwin-Williams Company, announces closing of production line on Friday, at least temporarily.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Briarcliff, New York) Company which produces Sweet'n Low announces 500 workers to be laid off, but due to orders coming in, company president says he may keep 1/2 workers; consumers apparently stockpiling. A&P store in Briarcliff, New York cited as example [Eve DIAS - husband told her to load up with Sweet'n Low.] Not all shoppers agree. [Kathleen RITINGER - is glad it's going off market] By mid-day, Diet Pepsi outselling Pepsi. [WOMAN - has been to 3 stores buying Sweet'n Low.] A&P regional manager's comments on sales of saccharin products noted.
REPORTER: Robert Hager
(Studio) Decision with regard to ban in United States based on tests in Canada and some makers of saccharin products say decision ridiculous. (Film shown.) Tests and results noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
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