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Baby Formula / International Code #516874

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 20, 1981
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(Studio) Criticism of Reagan administration's lone opposition to international code affecting mkting. of baby formula reported; Abbott Laboratories, American Home Prods. and Bristol-Myers noted major United States mfrs. Representative James Oberstar's response to President's decision quoted. Basis of World Health Org.'s adoption today of ethical code mentioned.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Geneva, Switzerland) WHO's program, Health for All by 2000, discussed; films shown. Criticism of milk substitutes detailed. [US REP. - votes against code.] Chad and Bangladesh reported later supporting code. [US delegate Gerald B. HELMAN - cites United States concerns over WHO' s involvement in commercial enterprises.] Third World nation's response cited.
REPORTER: Gene Randall

(Studio) Senators Edward Kennedy and Mark Hatfield noted holding hearings on issue today. [Actress Linda KELSEY - criticizes formula sales.] Kennedy quoted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Mudd, Roger;
Randall, Gene

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