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Hepatitis / Bad Strawberries #172628

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 02, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Map shown of states having strawberries tainted with hepatitis A.

(Los Angeles: Judy Muller) The potential epidemic linked to a strawberry dessert featured; details given of actions taken by school districts across the country. [Louisiana school district Dr. Helen DuPLESSIS, county health department Dr. Shirley FANNIN - comment.] Hepatitis symptoms listed.

(Washington: Lisa Stark) The question of the spread of hepatitis and how the Mexican-grown strawberries got into school lunches examined; scenes shown from Andrew and Williamson Cales Company plant in San Diego. [Eiptope, Incorporated, vice president Matthew KRAMER, Agriculture Department Maryann KEEFFE - comment.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Muller, Judy;
Stark, Lisa
Duration:
00:03:50

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