ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 17, 1978
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(Studio) Links between nitrites and cancer noted. Info. learned about planned government action reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(DC) Details given about plan to ban nitrites next fall. Background of concern about nitrite and lack of substitute for it outlined. Massachusetts Institute of Technology study linking cancer and nitrites mentioned. [American Meat Institute spokesperson Richard LYNG - states industry position on nitrite ban and about study being considered by FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and Agriculture Department]
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory
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