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Australian Beef Scandal #518781

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 28, 1981
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(Studio) Possible price increase at fast food restaurants due to government embargo of Australian meat shipments reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(NYC) Inspection of Australian meat, falsely labeled as beef, reported; possibility that meat is horse, kangaroo or uniden. substance, noted. [Agriculture Department spokesperson C.W. McMILLAN - comments on uniden. meat.] Discovery of kangaroo meat in shipments sent Jack in the Box restaurants discussed; extent of Australian beef in United States food explained. Impact of scandal on commodity exchange noted. [Morgan Stanley analyst Eddie SHARPE - jokes.]
REPORTER: Steve Frazier (KSDK-TV, KPRC-TV newstapes)

Mudd, Roger

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