ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 21, 1983
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(Studio) Items made from wheat and corn said being pulled from shelves in Florida due to possible EDB contamination. Background on EDB pesticide and warnings from Environmental Protection Agency given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Miami, Florida) Details given with regard to Florida authorities' decision and background on controversy with regard to danger involved in ethylene dibromide (EDB). Situation in Tallahassee and other places noted. [Shopper Carol SMITH - comments.] Lack of government regulations with regard to EDB cited. Reaction of food mfrs. stated. [General Mills Company spokesperson Craig SHULSTAD - comments.] Environmental Protection Agency study with regard to ban of EDB use mentioned.
REPORTER: Mark Potter
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