Democracy Now! August 26, 1997

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Democracy Now! August 26, 1997
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Meat Poisoning; Food Poisoning; Death at the Border

(14 Minutes) Meat Poisoning Discussion of meat poisoning after the largest recall of beef in US history. Agricultural Secretary Dan Glickman forced Judson Foods to call in 25 Million pounds of beef that could be contaminated with E. Coli bacteria. GUEST: Nicols Fox, investigative journalist. Author of ARTICLE: SPOILED: THE DANGEROUS TRUTH ABOUT A FOOD CHAIN GONE HAYWIRE. (19 Minutes) Food Poisoning Discussion on food poisoning, one year after President Clinton's repeal of Federal welfare. GUEST: Liz Krueger, assoc. dir. of the Community Food Resorce Center. GUEST: Ellen Teller, senior atty. at the Food Research and Action Center. GUEST: Ed Bolen, food program advocate at the California Food Policy Advocates. (17 Minutes) Death at the Border The impact of the Immigration Services and Border Patrol both on illegal crossings and the way people die along the border. GUEST: Nestor Rodriguez, co-author of new STUDY: DEATH AT THE BORDER and co-director of the Center for Immigration Research at the University of Houston in Texas.

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August 26, 1997
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August 26, 1997
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WPFW; Julie Drizin, Amy Goodman; August 25, 1997
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