ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 30, 1984
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(Studio) Latest in series of ntnwide. incidents involving tampering of Girl Scout cookies reported.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel
(Saint Louis, Missouri) Econ. impact on Girl Scout organization of cookie contamination examined. [Saint Louis scout council spokesperson Joan NEWMAN - notes tradition of cookie sale.] Amt. estimated lost this year from situation mentioned; impact of loss on scouting activity described. [NEWMAN - questions local organization's economy future.] Efforts of local business community to organization fundraising drive noted; precautions taken by several communities to locate foreign objects in cookies mentioned, shown. [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) spokesperson Bob FISH - has no common links at this point; explains implications.]
REPORTER: Mark Potter