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Marketplace AM for October 15, 2004

Episode Description 

Just a cup of tea

The British are famous for their love of tea - they drink 62 billion cups a year between them, seven times as much per person as Americans. So it's no surprise that they're putting on the kettle to celebrate a special event in tea history, the centenary of the tea bag - an American invention which has helped sustain this $1.2 billion industry. Martin Stott reports.

A real fear factor ...

How do you train a spider to do what you want? Well, you could step on it. Or alternatively you could "blow on its bum." Our fearless correspondent Cash Peters hooks up with a Hollywood animal wrangler who is smitten with his students... but not yet bitten.