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(Studio) FDA (Food and Drug Administration) reported approving new artificial sweetener aspartame; agency's past efforts to ban saccharin recalled.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(DC) Aspartame's characteristics examined; details outlined on screen. [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) cmsr. Dr. Arthur HAYES - notes aspartame's diff. from saccharin.] Aspartame's sale as NutraSweet or Equal explained; new compound's limitations outlined. [G.D. Searle Company spokesperson Dr. O.B. PARRISH - says company is working to correct compound's limitations.] Aspartame said possibly on the market early next year
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory
- Gregory, Bettina;
- Reynolds, Frank
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