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Study: Mislabeled shrimp at restaurants, grocers

...labeling of food is considered a major problem among food purists because it cheats consumers and puts them at risk of tainted foods. It also hurts honest vendors and tarnishes an industry's product.The group's report came as no surprise to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-31/study-mislabeled-shrimp-re
3 guilty in Ga. salmonella-tainted peanut trial

...found guilty on multiple charges related to the false lab results, but was acquitted of actually shipping salmonella-tainted food.The jury also found Mary Wilkerson, the plant's quality assurance manager, guilty of obstruction of justice for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-19/3-guilty-ga-salmonella-taint
Defense case takes 1 hour in Georgia salmonella outbreak trial after 5 weeks of prosecution

...called just two witnesses after a brief opening statement in which he told jurors his client was a customer who bought tainted food from his brother's plant, not a conspirator who plotted to sell it to others."Michael Parnell was never a director...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-09-10/defense-case-takes-1-hour-ge
Jury won't consider 9 deaths linked to salmonella in Georgia trial of peanut plant owner

...later, a federal jury is weighing criminal charges against the man who owned the peanut plant blamed for producing tainted food that sickened hundreds across the U.S. But after six weeks of trial testimony that included nearly 50 witnesses and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-18/jury-wont-consider-9-deaths-l
Prosecutor: Georgia peanut plant owner OK'd sales of salmonella-tainted food

...The owner of a Georgia peanut plant where a deadly salmonella outbreak originated five years ago approved sales of tainted food "whatever the risk," including shipments known to have tested positive for the bacteria and others sent with fake...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-11/prosecutor-georgia-peanut-
Ex-manager at Ga. plant linked to deadly peanut outbreak says 'scared to death' by lab test

...animal digestive tracks. While not all coliform bacteria are harmful, a positive test suggests fecal contamination has tainted food products.Wilkerson wrote the problem was caused by mice inside the processing plant."No way... seriously? Who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-12/ex-manager-ga-plant-linked-de
Man survives deadly epidemic

...German E. coli strain.Slow, deadly onsetSome common forms of food poisoning can cause symptoms within a day of eating tainted food, but Meyer said he felt no ill effects during a six-day European business trip that included two days in Hamburg...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-07-22/man-survives-deadly-epidemic
Toxin suspected in horses' deaths

...horses. He said it appeared the animals died of heart failure caused by some kind of toxin that could have been in tainted food, vitamins or supplements. It might take days or weeks to get the results of toxicology tests, he said. John Wash...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/21/oth_521114.shtml
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Proposal targets food safety

...requiring food makers to alert state inspectors within 24 hours if a plant's internal tests show its products are tainted. Food safety experts say that the measure, which is now pending in the House, would make Georgia the first state in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/11/met_514287.shtml
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Stores urged to recheck for recalled items

...country have responded to the contamination. Yet he told lawmakers that he could not rule out the discovery of more tainted food. "We do believe we've got the vast, vast majority off the market," Mr. Sundlof told members of a Senate Appropriations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/13/bus_124460.shtml
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