Life sentence urged in salmonella outbreak in peanut butter

The U.S. Probation Office, in a pre-sentencing report, recommended life in prison for Stewart Parnell, the former chief executive of Peanut Corporation of America, says Food Safety News. Parnell and two other defendants were convicted of criminal charges in an outbreak of salmonella from peanut butter produced by PCA in 2008 and 2009. The recommended sentences… » Read More

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