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Jerry Wiggin on salmonella in eggs inquiry

Title
Jerry Wiggin on salmonella in eggs inquiry
Genre
Interview
TX Date
12 Jan 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:02:45
Description
Elena Curti interviews MP Jerry Wiggin, Chair of the Commons inquiry into the salmonella in eggs scare. Wiggin on his hope that former junior health minister Edwina Currie will reconsider her decision not to attend. Also, from the evidence given so far, his impression that Currie had not been briefed by the Chief Medical Officer and had exaggerated the real position. Female interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Elena Curti; Jerry Wiggin
Keywords
Health; Members of Parliament; Food poisoning; Food; Food safety; Eggs; Edwina Currie; Salmonella

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