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Infected Intravenous Bottles #215636

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 22, 1971
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(Studio) FDA (Food and Drug Administration) faced with decision whether to ban stks. of life giving substance from hospitals, some contaminated. Ralph Nader charges FDA bungled decision.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Some intravenous bottles manufactured by Abbott Laboratories, contaminated. [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) Commissioner Dr. Charles EDWARDS - says problem potentially serious, confident hospital can handle.] [Ralph NADER - says Edwards' action inadequate to protect patients; FDA (Food and Drug Administration) should order removal of contaminated bottles.] FDA (Food and Drug Administration) says week before other companies can replace supplies ntnwide.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

Cronkite, Walter;
Serafin, Barry

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