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5/20/11: Poisoned


By Jennifer Napier-Pearce

Salt Lake City, Utah – The biggest food-poisoning outbreak in U.S. history happened nearly 20 years ago when a fast-food restaurant served hamburgers contaminated with E. Coli bacteria. The outbreak resulted in four deaths and hundreds of injuries, sparked widespread fear and ultimately changed food regulation and public attitudes. On Friday, author Jeff Benedict joins Jennifer Napier-Pearce to trace the E. Coli crisis and how it changed America's relationship with food.

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