FDA Links Sunland Facility Flaws To Salmonella Outbreak

Law360, New York (November 15, 2012, 2:12 PM EST) -- U.S. Food and Drug Administration inspectors investigating a salmonella outbreak from September linked to Sunland Inc.'s peanut butter products have found long-standing problems with the company's manufacturing process, testing program and conditions in the company's New Mexico facility, the agency announced Wednesday.

The FDA said that on 11 occasions between June 2009 and August 2012, Sunland approved products for distribution that the company's own testing showed had strains of salmonella. Five other samples collected by the FDA revealed the presence of salmonella, which was undetected by...
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