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Tylenol Poisoning #548304

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 11, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(NYC: Jennifer McLogan) Death of Diane Elsroth from cyanide-laced Tylenol, reminiscent of 1982 deaths, examined. [Cnty. executive Andrew O'ROURKE - believes case is murder.] Circumstances surrounding Elsroth's death reviewed. [O'ROURKE - describes case.] Elsroth's friend Michael Notarnicola said not now suspect; details given. Tylenol lot numbers FDA advises be avoided listed on screen. [Cnty. health commissioner Dr. Anita CURRAN - cites lack of evidence of contamination in other Tylenol capsules examined.] [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) commissioner Frank YOUNG - cities government's work with local authorities and FBI.] [MAN - cites consumer's predicament.] Precautions taken by Johnson and Johnson and other mfrs. of similar prods. after 1982 deaths recalled.

Brokaw, Tom;
McLogan, Jennifer

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