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Life sentence recommended for peanut executive in salmonella outbreak

...officers have recommended a sentence of life in prison for a peanut company executive convicted of selling salmonella-tainted food, a move that attorneys on both sides called "unprecedented" for a food-poisoning case. The recommended sentence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-23/life-sentence-recommended-
Justice Department warns food companies: Poison customers, risk prosecution

...activity is especially notable because in many of the cases, company executives didn't know they were shipping out tainted food, but they were hit with criminal charges anyway."It's been very much of a sea change," Marler said. "Once...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-13/justice-department-warns-f
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-
FDA finds corn in deadly dog food was not properly tested

...for the death or illness of about 100 dogs who ate the tainted food. According to a report to be released this week by...least two dogs deaths in Aiken County were linked to the tainted food. At one household in Cherokee County, 13 dogs were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/31/met_50735.shtml
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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
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
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
Study says warnings about tainted food need to be stronger

WASHINGTON -- It was the nation's largest salmonella outbreak. The culprit, contaminated ice cream, was recalled amid headlines about food poisoning. Many consumers dismissed the threat, ate the tainted ice cream -- and got sick. The lesson? Health workers must do a much better job warning the public when they discover tainted foods, doctors reported Wednesday in the first study of how effective recalls of unsafe food truly are.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/31/tec_248884.shtml
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Now, it's crucial: Please buy American

...of the things we need in our daily lives. The only reason we are allowing countries such as China to supply us with tainted food and toys is because we can import these items more cheaply than we can produce them here. I am more than willing to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/04/let_138359.shtml
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