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A Closer Look (Food Safety) #847056

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 12, 2006
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) The spread of the latest E.coli outbreak introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Stark) The investigation into the cause of the suspected E.coli cases linked to the Taco John's & Taco Bell chains examined; details given about the government's current patchwork system for food safety; statistics on the drop in FDA inspectors cited. [At a New Jersey Taco Bell, customer Vin ELSIRGANY†- reacts.] [Representative Rosa DeLAURO†- says 5,000 people die yearly from food-borne illness.] [Center for Science in the Public Interest Caroline Smith DeWAAL†- says the FDA budget must be increased.] [Produce Marketing Assn. Kathy MEANS†- reacts.]

Gibson, Charles;
Stark, Lisa

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