NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 21, 1983
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(Studio) Presence of EDB (ethylene dibromide), pesticide carcinogen, in some foods reported Florida said banning sale of affected foods.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) Scenes of prods. being taken from shelves in Jacksonville, Florida, shown. Prods. affected shown. [Dr. Stephen KING - believes problem goes beyond Florida.] Action of Environmental Protection Agency in with regard to EDB noted. [EPA Richard JOHNSON - comments.] [Grocery Mfrs. of American Charles MORGAN - says prods. are safe.] Court action by mfrs. anticipated.
REPORTER: Robert Hager
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