ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 27, 1982
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(Studio) Govt. reported arriving at new regulations affecting pkging. of over-the-counter drugs in effort to prevent tampering with their ingredients.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(DC) FDA's new regulations discussed; types of containers available to mfrs. described, shown. Impact of Tylenol poisonings on situation noted. [Courtesy "Good Morning America", drug industry spokesperson Jack WALDEN - cites cooperation of industry] Possible time frame for new pkging. outlined on screen; economy impact on consumer noted.
REPORTER: Steve Shepard
(Chicago, Illinois) Current status of investigation into Tylenol murders here said eliminating Edwin Reiner, husband of victim, as suspect. [Illinois attorney general Tyrone FAHNER - notes Reiner's successful polygraph test.] Results of fingerprint tests on 8th bottle of poisoned Tylenol discussed.
REPORTER: Jerry King
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