TITLE

Mississippi Saga of the Chicken-Fried Taxpayer

AUTHOR(S)
Hightower, James
PUB. DATE
May 1974
SOURCE
New Republic;5/4/74, Vol. 170 Issue 18, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the controversy over the discovery of chicken contamination in Mississippi. Implications of the U.S. Congress' order to destruct millions of chickens in the region; Claim that those chickens had eaten feed that contained traces of Dieldrin, a powerful pesticide made by Shell Chemical and used much like DDT; Cost associated with the indemnification following the order; Reliance of the region on chicken farming; Approval of the indemnification bill by the U.S. Senate.
ACCESSION #
10240844

 

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