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Tylenol / Tainted Brownies #281217

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 22, 1982
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(Studio) Return of Extra-Strength Tylenol to retail stores reported; Johnson and Johnson noted providing coupons for consumers to replace Tylenol discarded following 7 deaths from the contaminated drug.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(E. Walpole, Massachusetts) New Hampshire recalled banning Peggy Lawton brownies following October incident in which Demerol capsule was found in product [Employee Dick POTTS, Clarence O'CONNELL - note decrd. work hours as result of incident.] Despite company being cleared of any responsibility in incident, firm noted unable to recover from adverse publicity. [CHILD - claims student was poisoned by brownie.] [Store owner Tom PRIETO - won't sell prod.] [Employee Susan CHANKARELLI - is concerned about small paychecks.] [Irene McDERMOTT, Peggy Lawton Kitchens spokesperson William WOLF - criticize situation.] [Prod. manager Mike BURKE - anticipates layoffs; is bitter.]
REPORTER: Steve Young

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Young, Steve
Duration:
00:02:40

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