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Seattle, Washington / Food Poisoning / Meat Inspection #589300

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 29, 1993
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(Pasadena: Tom Brokaw) Agriculture Department Secretary Mike Espy reported heading for Seattle, where food poisoning cases have been reported, noted.

(Seattle: Jim Maceda) Handling of the food poisoning crisis in Seattle featured; scenes shown from a school where students fell victim. [Food poisoning victims' SCHOOLMATE, nurse Laura LORENZ, Foodmaker, Incorporated, CEO Jack GOODALL - comment on the problem.]

(Pasadena: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Robert Hager) The issue of the federal meat inspection system examined; roles of the Agriculture Department, the FDA, the consumer and the cook in the health process outlined. [Food consumer advocate Kevin MORRISON - says now decontamination rests solely with the cook.] [ESPY - promises a procedural review.] The additional possible dangers from antibiotic drugs mixed into cattle feed reported.

Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert;
Maceda, Jim

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