Don't Mistake FDA’s Peanut Prosecution As Setting The Bar

Law360, New York (April 2, 2013, 5:23 PM EDT) -- The unsealing of a 76-count indictment of several officials of the Peanut Corporation of America (“PCA”) on Feb. 21 understandably received a great deal of attention in the press. The indictment charged the PCA’s owner and president, vice president, operations manager, and a plant operations manager with substantive counts of introduction of adulterated and misbranded peanut products into interstate commerce with intent to defraud or mislead, wire and mail fraud, and related conspiracies. The indictment also charged the president, operations manager and quality assurance manager with...
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