Olestra Concerns Mr. Jacobson and others briefed reporters on the health problems related to ingestion of Olestra, a new pseudo fat product made by Proctor… read more

Olestra Concerns Mr. Jacobson and others briefed reporters on the health problems related to ingestion of Olestra, a new pseudo fat product made by Proctor and Gamble. They argued that the FDA made a mistake by approving the substance which can cause intestinal disturbances and can block some of the absorption of carotinoids. They also called on Frito-Lay to take its Max snack chips, which contain Olestra, off the market. close

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  • Ian Greaves Professor University of Minnesota->Public Health
  • Michael F. Jacobson Co-Founder and Executive Director Center for Science in the Public Interest

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Olestra Concerns

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Program ID:
73321-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 01, 1996 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jul 02, 1996 | 6:12am EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Jul 01, 1996 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 01, 1996 | 3:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 01, 1996 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 01, 1996 | 11:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 02, 1996 | 2:53am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 02, 1996 | 6:12am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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