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Food / Tainted Tomatoes / Salmonella #909488

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 01, 2008
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(New York: Robert Bazell) The delay in finding the source of the salmonella outbreak linked to tomatoes examined; statistics on cases and the financial loss for the tomato industry cited; map shown; details given about the expansion of the investigation to include items consumed with tomatoes. [University of Minnesota Dr. Michael OSTERHOLM†- says this investigation has been a failure.] [FDA Dr. David ACHESON†- says it’s complicated.] [Produce shopper Sue Ellen BROMBERG†- reacts.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) More information online noted.

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Bazell, Robert
Duration:
00:02:30

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