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America Close Up (Bottled Spring Water) #584239

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 23, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Graphics shown of the amount of bottled water sold in the US.

(Randolph, VT: Fred Briggs) The source of bottled spring water examined; scenes shown from Randolph, VT; the issue of what is a spring addressed. [Georgia agriculture commission Tommy IRVIN - says Poland Spring has offered no proof of springs.] [Hydrogeologist John ROBERTSON - comments.] Animation shown of Poland Spring's alleged source of its water. [Great Waters of America president Kim JEFFERY - comments.] Recent recall by Perrier of its bottled water due to benzene contamination mentioned. [Former International Bottled Water Association president William DEAL - comments.] Testing of tap water by the Environmental Protection Agency and of bottled water by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) noted. [Representative John DINGELL - criticizes FDA.] [Vermont Pure Spring Water president John MAGUIRE - backs regulations.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Statement from the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) on the safety and labelling of bottled water reported.

Briggs, Fred;
Brokaw, Tom

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