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The Nation

Federal officials still do not know who injected cyanide into two grapes from Chile, although the origin of the crop has been identified, the head of the Food and Drug Administration said. Commissioner Frank E. Young told reporters on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that the FDA’s public warning and decision to withhold Chilean fruit from U.S. markets on March 13 was justified because the agency had received two threats about cyanide-laced fruit.


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