Studies a simulated outbreak of food-borne illness caused by organisms of the salmonella group. Examines source and means of contamination, factors aiding the survival and transfer of the organism, conditions of environment and general food handling practices, and effects of the outbreak.
CU Man in uniform and glasses drinks from cup in mess hall. MS men in uniforms eating. CU young man in uniform smoking cigarette. LS men in mess hall. LS of jets and tarmak, Man getting into jet. MS of men working on parts of plane. Jet taking off fade to men going through cafeteria line. VS men sitting up from bed, throwing up. Men putting on slippers and going into bathroom stalls. CU of sign reading “base infirmary” and long shot of the building. MS man opening ambulance doors and helping people out. MS of men being pulled out on stretchers. LS man getting in ambulance and driving. VS of men in hospital and doctor attending to them. More vomiting. Men in office. CU of Petri dish with cultures growing. VS of mortar and pestle, test tubes, etc. in a lab. MS of men in kitchen stuffing chicken. CU chicken having gizzards pulled out. CU of chicken guts in bowl. VS of men in kitchen, using meat slicer and cutting meat. More CU of chicken livers in bowl. CU of cleaning cutting board. VS of more cooking, chicken gravy and giblets. CU of food being served in cafeteria. CU of tray with food scraps. More hospital shots. CU detergent, sink running hot water and a scrub brush and hands. CU of hands scrubbing cutting board. Montage of earlier shots or similar shots.