NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 17, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Johnson and Johnson, following 2nd round of cyanide contamination of its Tylenol capsules, reported halting production of all over-the-counter capsule prods.
(NYC: Steve Delaney) Company's decision examined. [Chairperson James BURKE - announces halt to all capsule production.] [Westchester Cnty. executive Andrew O'ROURKE - is pleased; would like industry to follow as a whole.] [Ind. spokesperson Jack WALDEN - disagrees.] [Deputy FDA (Food and Drug Administration) commissioner John NORRIS - cites need not to allow terrorists to control cntry.'s freedom of choice.] [McNeil Prods. spokesperson Joseph CHIESA - explains new caplet form of Tylenol.] Popularity of all capsule form medications said declining since 1982 Tylenol poisonings.
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