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Foods and Additives / Saccharin / Nutrition #494199

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 22, 1977
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(Studio) American Medical Association says saccharin should be allowed, with warning with regard to possible cancer risk. Association also says saccharin and other food additives shouldn't be banned unless tests show they cause cancer in amts. normally consumed by humans. Senator Thomas Eagleton says October is earliest possible time for saccharin ban to begin. Some Senators are told other foods can contribute to other illnesses.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Senator Nutrition Committee hears testimony that what a person eats can determine how he acts. [Dr. Michael LESSER - cites foods which help improve schizophrenia.] [Probation officer Barbara REED - cites effect of nutritional diet on people with whom she has worked.] Committee is told more research needs to be done on effects of diet on mental health.
REPORTER: Ford Rowan

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Rowan, Ford
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