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Former executive gets 28 years in prison for salmonella outbreak

...Parnell's plant.Experts say the trial of Parnell and two co-defendants a year ago marked the first time U.S. food producers stood trial on criminal charges in a food-poisoning case.U.S. Attorney Michael Moore of Georgia's Middle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-21/former-executive-gets-28-y
ConAgra to pay $11.2M to settle Peter Pan peanut butter salmonella case

...district, which handled the prosecution, said in a statement the plea and fine "should sound the alarm" to U.S. food producers that authorities are watching."A lot of people got very sick because of the conduct in this case and we are committed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-20/conagra-pay-112m-settle-pe
Former egg executives get 3 months in jail over salmonella outbreak

...he believes the case along with several other high-profile prosecutions in food cases has made an impression on food producers he meets at conferences or in courtrooms.In the past 18 months, two Colorado cantaloupe farmers were convicted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-13/former-egg-executives-get-
Georgia salmonella trial shows how US food safety relies on honor system

...while many sources are never discovered, dozens of food producers have been identified through the years. Some egregious...the FDA lacks the resources to regularly inspect food producers, and when outbreaks happen, they largely depend...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-09/georgia-salmonella-trial-show
Jury won't consider 9 deaths linked to salmonella in Georgia trial of peanut plant owner

...Instead, prosecutors decided they could build a stronger case charging them with defrauding their customers ? food producers including Kellogg's ? and selling them tainted goods, said U.S. Attorney Michael Moore, of Georgia's Middle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-18/jury-wont-consider-9-deaths-l
Smithfield CEO defends sale of pork producer to Chinese firm

...commitment to upholding U.S. food safety standards and questioned whether foreign ownership of a major American food producer posed a threat to national security.The sale is already being reviewed by the Committee on Foreign Investment in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/twt/news/smithfield-ceo-defends-sale-pork-producer-
Haley's job creation numbers inaccurate

...After Wal-Mart and Amazon, her third-biggest job announcement so far was Amy's Kitchen. The organic frozen food producer announced plans in May to create 700 jobs in Greenville over six years. Also in May, CertusBank announced plans to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-07-17/haleys-job-creation-numbers-i
Georgia senator says he's unjammed trade deal

...Black."Typical American snack foods are highly desired in Korea," he said. "Our processed food and specialty food producers will greatly benefit from the lowering of tariffs on these items."Obama has held up sending the agreements to Congress...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-08-30/georgia-senator-says-hes-u
Farmers crack down on pecan thefts

...is expected to harvest about 90 million pounds this year, about a third of the U.S. total. Wholesale prices to food producers were above $3 per pound early in the harvest season, compared with about $2.35 a pound last year."We're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-11-23/farmers-crack-down-pecan-thef
Bookshelf: Holiday entertaining help is on the way

...Celebrations" by Jonathan King, Jim Stott and Kathy Gunst (Chronicle Books, 2009) This collection from specialty food producer Stonewall Kitchen was made for a cold night and that bottle of good Pinot you've been saving. In dozens of recipes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/28/foo_553495.shtml
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