Filing Claims In The PCA Bankruptcy

Law360, New York (May 27, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Early this year, following a massive recall of Salmonella-contaminated peanut products, Peanut Corporation of America (“PCA”) filed for bankruptcy under Chapter 7 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia (the “Bankruptcy Court”).

Many individuals and entities — including people suffering from Salmonella exposure, PCA’s unpaid business partners, and food manufacturers and distributors that incurred losses as a result of PCA’s conduct — have claims against PCA.

The Bankruptcy Court has imposed a deadline of June 15, 2009...
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