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Tylenol Poisoning #308305

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 17, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Johnson and Johnson, manufacturer of Tylenol, reported halting production of all over-the-counter capsule prods. after latest incident of cyanide contamination of Tylenol; number killed in Illinois in similar poisoning 3 years ago recalled.

(DC: Susan Spencer) Johnson and Johnson's decision and call for industry-wide ban on capsule prods. examined. [Company spokesperson James BURKE - explains decision.] [Westchester Cnty. executive Andrew O'ROURKE - thinks industry as a whole should reexamine production of capsules.] [The Proprietary Association spokesperson Jack WALDEN, deputy FDA (Food and Drug Administration) commissioner John NORRIS - caution against total ind. ban.] Status of continued investigation outlined.

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan
Duration:
00:02:30

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