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Mushrooms / Botulism #227913

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 05, 1973
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(Studio) 2 weeks ago government ordered recall of canned mushrooms believed to contain botulism, food poison. But some cans used.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Ossineke, Michigan) Ilario Fabbrini, pizza maker, forced to throw out 40,000 pizzas because of possibility of their containing mushrooms contaminated with botulism. [FABBRINI - says feels sick about loss.] [Olga FABBRINA - says after going through periods of dire poverty, seems crime for so much food to be destroyed.] To try to make some good of disaster, Fabbrini invites newsmen and Michigan Governor Milliken to ceremony of burying suspect pizzas. All guests get free pizza.
REPORTER: David Culhane

(Studio) Fabbrini has filed suit against mushroom companies
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Culhane, David

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