CLEMSON — Unlike nuclear terrorism, bioterrorism won't begin with a bang. It will begin with a whimper — a child feeling the effects of food poisoning. E.coli, Listeria, Campylobacter, Salmonella are not weapons of mass destruction, they are weapons of mass disruption. Experts say it's not a matter of if but when terrorists will attempt a strike at our food or water supply. If they succeed, hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Americans will become sick, and some among the youngest and oldest victims could die.
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