CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 18, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Reaction of Felicia Elsroth, mother of cyanide poisoning victim Diane Elsroth, to Johnson and Johnson's decision to halt capsule production quoted.
(DC: Susan Spencer) Texan Bill Case's claim of being poisoned by cyanide-laced Tylenol said dismissed by authorities as false alarm. [CASE - alleges illness from product] FDA (Food and Drug Administration) noted finding no further contaminated Tylenol; product's continued sale in some regions discussed. Johnson and Johnson's public relations effort to recover noted include appearance on "Donahue" show. [Drexel Burnham Lambert spokesperson Joel LIFFMANN - thinks company will recover.] [Proprietary Association spokesperson Jack WALDEN - notes rest of drug ind. doesn't plan halt to capsule prods.] Public's myth about capsules outlined.
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