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Pet Food Safety / Rat Poison #855466

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 23, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(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.

Gibson, Charles;
Kerley, David

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