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

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Four employees of a former peanut processor 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). Stewart and Michael Parnell, two brothers that owned and operated the now-bankrupt Peanut Corporation of America, and former PCA employees Samuel Lightsey, plant operations manager, and Mary Wilkerson, plant quality...

2013-01-21 23:01:50

Appliance Direct is donating peanut butter to homeless elementary school students. Receive $25 per jar towards a brand new KitchenAid KFIS29PBMS refrigerator. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 Appliance Direct and Whirlpool Corporation have put together what they have dubbed “The Peanut Butter Plan.” This program is designed to benefit homeless Sanford elementary school students in Seminole County by providing them with food. Starting January 30th, all Appliance Direct...

2013-01-17 23:00:30

Filsorb, the revolutionary oil reagent, will offer free oil tests at their booth at the PTNPA Convention, January 18 - 21, 2013 Rochester Hills, MI (PRWEB) January 17, 2013 Filsorb XP20, the revolutionary oil reagent that extends the life of cooking oil, will debut at the Peanut and Tree Nut Processors (PTNPA) Convention on January 18-21, 2013 at the Westin Hotel in Rancho Mirage, California. As peanut and tree nut processors try to control the high cost of cooking oil, more and more are...

Cure For Peanut Allergy May Be Sublingual Immunotherapy
2013-01-07 16:05:30

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Peanuts are one of the most common triggers of severe food-induced allergic reactions. In many instances, this reaction can even be fatal. Add to that recent studies showing that the overall prevalence of peanut allergies has been steadily on the rise, not to mention the fact that the danger of this allergy is magnified by the fact there is currently no clinical treatment for its sufferers short of strict dietary abstinence. A new...

Peanut Plant To Resume Operations
2012-12-26 06:00:32

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Shelling this year's crop of Valencia peanuts can begin today due to an agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA suspended Sunland Inc., the nation's largest processor of organic peanuts, from manufacturing on November 26, stopping its shelling operations. The company had voluntarily suspended its operations in late September, but after investigations the FDA suspended the company's registration for food...

FDA Enacts Authority And Shuts Down Peanut Maker Linked To Salmonella Outbreak
2012-11-27 10:04:13

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A peanut butter processing plant that has been at the center of a Salmonella outbreak is having its doors closed by federal regulators after countless contaminations have been found throughout the company´s facility. For the first time in agency history, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) enacted its authority to shut down Sunland Inc. of Portales, New Mexico. The facility is directly connected to the Salmonella...

Economic Status And Peanut Allergies Linked
2012-11-09 21:05:13

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Peanut allergy, an overreaction of the immune system, can cause extremely serious conditions, from swelling and irritation to anaphylactic shock or even death. The cause of this deadly allergy remains a mystery, but new research presented at American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting has linked higher rates of peanut allergy to families with higher economic status. Many are drawing the...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.