Made for Food Day 1975 (April 17), this documentary examines the thousands of additives in our food, and finds evidence that at least some are hazardous to our health. The program includes interviews with Dr. Jacqueline Verrett, biochemist and co-author of "Eating May Be Hazardous To Your Health"; Dr. William Lijinsky (1928-2004), scientist at Oakridge National Laboratories; Dr. Robert Angelotti from the Bureau of Foods; Anita Johnson, a lawyer representing the Public Citizen Health Research Group; Gilbert S. Goldhammer, consultant to the committee overseeing the activities of the FDA; Dr. Michael Jacobson, co-director of the Center for Science and the Public Interest; Jim Turner and Ruth Desmond. The program takes a close look at the FDA and USDA as well as various consumer groups. Produced by Jerry Ruskin, Nina Mende and Paul McIsaac. Technical production by David Rapkin.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.