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Currie testifies in eggs row

Title
Currie testifies in eggs row
Genre
News report; Speech; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
9 Feb 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:03:04
Description
Peter Spencer reports from Westminster on a Parliamentary Select Committee debate following the publication of a Government report which says more than two million people suffer from salmonella poisoning every year. The findings - revealed in The Times - back former junior health minister Edwina’s Currie’s warnings about infected eggs. Includes statements by Jerry Wiggin and Edwina Currie.
Contributors
Peter Spencer; Edwina Currie; Jerry Wiggin
Keywords
Reports; Agriculture; Farming; Eggs; Edwina Currie; Salmonella; Poultry farming; Poultry industry; Salmonella infections

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