NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 02, 1997
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Washington: Robert Hager) The potential hepatitis epidemic spread by an Agriculture Department strawberry dessert for school children featured; the false labeling of the Mexican grown strawberries as United States grown by Andrew and Williamson company noted. [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) Dr. Michael FRIEDMAN, sick Michigan child's MOTHER, CDC (Centers for Disease Control) Dr. Claire BROOME, Los Angeles TEACHER - comment on the tainted strawberries and the hepatitis symptoms.] Map shown of the shipment of the berries from San Diego across county. Other incidents of food contamination reviewed.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The views of Minnesota state epidemiologist Dr. Michael Osterholm on how he tracks and stops infectious diseases presented in his own words. [OSTERHOLM - says the United States food supply is more contaminated that people generally hear about; warns people to be vigil; gives examples of how food is contaminated.]
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