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PCB / Feed Grain Contamination Hearings #61963

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 28, 1979
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(Studio) Accusations against Agriculture Department during congress hearing with regard to contamination of feed grain by PCB outlined; FDA (Food and Drug Administration) said fairly certain there's no contaminated food on grocery shelves.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Franklin, ID) Background of contamination, beginning in Minnesota, given; map shown. PCB noted 1st discovered at poultry farm in ID; details given. Consumption of some contaminated eggs reported by Minnesota officials; PCB danger to humans at this point said minimal. [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) spokesperson Leroy GOMEZ - discusses situation.]
REPORTER: Ken Kashiwahara (KTVX film/tape)

Kashiwahara, Ken;
Robinson, Max

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