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Peanut Company Employees Indicted For 2009 Salmonella Outbreak
2013-02-22 06:30:48

Four employees of the peanut product company linked to the 2009 salmonella outbreak that poisoned hundreds of people and killed nine have been indicted by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday (Feb 21).

2009-04-08 14:30:00

The US Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday said it issued a warrant on New Jersey-based Westco Fruit and Nuts Inc for refusing to cooperate with a peanut recall amidst a nationwide salmonella scare.

2009-03-20 07:25:00

Democratic members of Congress on Thursday blamed the US food manufacturers who purchased products from the peanut firm responsible for the recent deadly salmonella outbreak.

2009-02-14 06:35:00

On Friday, Peanut Corp of America filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy amidst a salmonella outbreak that affected a number of consumers.

2009-02-05 14:40:00

As more peanut items continue to be added to the list of foods linked to the latest salmonella outbreak, US lawmakers are vowing to create a system of tighter food safety laws and conduct more frequent inspections.

2009-02-04 14:29:18

It appears that the plant allegedly responsible for the latest massive salmonella outbreak owned and operated a Texas plant that had never been inspected by the US Food and Drug Administration until the company came under recent speculation.

2009-02-02 13:50:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- As a result of the expansion of Peanut Corporation of America's recall to include all peanut ingredients produced in their Blakely, Georgia facility since Jan.

2009-01-31 08:10:00

Friday, after disclosing new details about the discovery of contaminated peanuts sent abroad by the same plant linked to a national salmonella outbreak, the government opened a criminal investigation, according to federal officials.

2009-01-30 18:00:00

No Cases of Illness Reported; No Other Products Within the NutriSystem Food Portfolio Are Affected By The Recall HORSHAM, Pa., Jan.

2009-01-30 11:30:00

The Food and Drug Administration has stated that the company intentionally released contaminated goods from a place that was never intended to make peanut butter safely, creating a gigantic food recall.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.