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Israeli Oranges / Recent Poisonings / United States Shipment #52700

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 20, 1978
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(Studio) Spotcheck of Israeli oranges by United States inspectors as oranges are unloaded on eastern coast reported; recent claims of Palestinian guerrillas about poison in Israeli oranges in Europe noted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Gloucester City, New Jersey) Report on FDA (Food and Drug Administration) checks of Israeli oranges unloaded from German freighter at Gloucester City, New Jersey. [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) regional director Leron JOHNSON - doesn't expect to find anything. States there's reason to believe contaminations in Europe took place there, not in Israel.] Canadian officials' check of same shipment of oranges reported.
REPORTER: Richard Mayk

Mayk, Richard;
Reasoner, Harry

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