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Drug Tampering / Colorado #280676

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 26, 1982
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(Studio) Surgeon General's response to poisoning in Denver, Colorado, of Excedrin capsules quoted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Denver, Colorado) Most major stores in Denver said removing Excedrin capsules from shelves following mercury chloride poisoning of William Sinkovic. [Dr. Barry RUMACK - is concerned about victim.] 2nd suspected case, Emily Jurick, said hospitalized today. [JURICK - describes symptoms.] Excedrin mfrs. Bristol-Myers, noted calling for product's removal in Colorado region; call for its removal in all states served by distributors in Denver area noted. [RUMACK - is concerned about ease of contaminating capsules.] Case of Anacin capsules laced with rat poison in Grand Junction discussed.
REPORTER: Barry Petersen

Reporter(s):
Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:30

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