ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 23, 2007
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(Washington: David Kerley) The identification of the toxin in the contaminated pet food that has been sickening cats and dogs examined; details given about the rat poison aminopterin that is banned in the US, the theory that the poison came from a Chinese wheat field and the threat to the human food supply. [New York state food laboratory Daniel RICE- says it is a rodenticide.] [Menu Foods Paul HENDERSON- talks about "raw materials" in our food chain.] [Pet owner Tami AQWA- reacts to the poison.] [Food and Water Watch Patty LOVERA- says the human food supply is vulnerable.] [College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell Dr. Richard GOLDSTEIN- comments on the knowledge about the poison.] The concern about the human food chain and the role of the FDA discussed.
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