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Business: Catfish Fight #985498

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 17, 2011
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(Studio: Harry Smith) Report introduced.

(Greensboro, Alabama: Mark Strassmann) The plight of American catfish farmers who are threatened by foreign catfish from China and Vietnam examined; scenes shown from Greensboro, Alabama; catfish sales statistics cited. [Businessman Townsend KYSER††, Mustang Oil restaurant owner Debbie BROWN††- talk about the local catfish business.] The push by American businesses for President Obama to call for FDA inspections of foreign fish noted. [Alabama Farmers Federation Mitt WALKER†- calls for getting the rules in place.] [National Fihseries Inst. president John CONNELLY†- calls it a "fake food scare" against the competition.]

Smith, Harry;
Strassmann, Mark

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