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What is this thing called food?

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Jukes, Thomas H. (main author), Baker, Chester B. (author), Burns, Edward R. (author), Davis, Glenn (author), Hafs, Harold (author), Jones, Hardin (author)
Format:
Report
Publication Date:
1976-09-15
Published:
USA
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
accuracy, beef, chemicals, coverage, food, food safety, mass media, meat, media effectiveness, reporting, research communication, risk communication, scientific communication, television, food industry, bias, sweeteners
Notes:
Report No. 61, Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST), Ames, Iowa. 10 pages. Also, script for the National Broadcasting Company television program of the same title, produced for NBC News by Thomas Tomizawa. 47 pages., Response by a CAST task force to a telecast on September 8, 1976, featuring the use (and risks) of chemicals in the food system. Special emphasis on the use of diethylstilbestrol (a growth hormone used in beef production) and aspertame (sweetener).