The Big Old Media is saying pretty much the usual "nothing to see here... move along".
According to a military source at the installation speaking to this investigator on the condition of anonymity due to the sensitive and ongoing nature of this investigation, however, paints a somewhat different picture. According to this source, “hints of an alleged plot to poison the food supply at the military installation was uncovered during the course of another, unrelated investigation into the disappearance of five Washington, DC area Muslims who went missing in late November, and who are believed to have traveled abroad for Islamic jihad training.”
Initially, one of the Arabic translators at Fort Jackson was believed to have been in contact with at least one of the five missing Muslim students. The investigation developed from there, and ‘some level of communication’ was discovered to suggest a plan to poison the food supply at the base. Although never put into action, the investigation widened as it appeared to involve at last three to four additional Arabic translators, all Muslims specifically recruited for the army’s translation program,” stated this source.
This source added that while the plan “was discovered in its most early stages, it is still a matter of grave concern.”
Food poisoning would, if widespread, certainly amount to some pretty serious terrorism. Been through that myself, so I speak from experience (one long weekend of hell). It can be excruciatingly painful, with some quite scary symptoms, and may involve being denied any food and even drinking water as part of the medical treatment. And you may be unlucky enough to find that the painkillers only last two hours, whereas they'll only let you have them every four.