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Ground Beef Recall / Tainted Water / E. coli #1131540

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 23, 2014
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Highland Park, Illinois: Kevin Tibbles) The recall of E. coli-tainted ground beef from the Wolverine Packing Co. in Michigan just before Memorial Day weekend featured; details given about cooking recommendations and a second recall for hummus and dip that may contain Listeria. [CDC Dr. Robert TAUXE@- says this can cause very severe illness.] [E. coli patient Kevin McDERMOTT?- comments.] [Northwestern memorial Hospital Dr. James MATHEWS@- says undercooked beef is where people get into trouble.]

(Los Angeles: Mike Taibbi) The discovery of E. coli in Portland, Oregon’s water supply featured; details given about the symptoms of E. coli infection. [Portland city commissioner Nick FISH@- says we’re advising people to boil.] [Tri-county health officer Dr. Paul LEWIS@- notes the possibility of fecal contamination in the water.] [Portland Water Bureau administrator David SHAFF@- predicts an all-clear tomorrow.]

Williams, Brian;
Tibbles, Kevin;
Taibbi, Mike

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