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Seattle / Capsule Tampering #103162

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 20, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Bristol-Myers Company reported recalling all nonprescription capsules due to cyanide contamination of Excedrin in Settle, WA, region.

(Seattle, WA: Andrea Naverson) Bristol-Myers prods. affected by company's capsule recall and economy implications noted. Johnson and Johnson's similar move following Tylenol contaminations recalled. [Bristol-Myers spokesperson Jerry PARROTT - explains company's decision.] [PEOPLE - comment.] Other states receive Excedrin from same lot as that discovered in Seattle indicated on map. [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) spokesperson Sue HUTCHCROFT - warns public to avoid capsules.]

Jennings, Peter;
Naverson, Andrea

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