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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...

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2009-02-12 07:50:43

On Wednesday, the owner of a peanut products company refused to testify before Congress over allegations that he knowingly sold tainted stock that poisoned 550 people. Stewart Parnell, owner of Peanut Corp. of America, appeared before a Congressional sub-committee investigating one of the largest food recalls in U.S. history. During the hearing Parnell was shown evidence that he had encouraged officials to ignore tests revealing that his products could pose a health risk to consumers. One of...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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