Bankrupt PCA Too Slow On Recalls: Texas

Law360, New York (February 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The bankruptcy proceedings of Peanut Corp. of America — the company at the center of the salmonella outbreak that has sickened hundreds — have hampered its ability to carry out recall orders, prompting Texas health officials to take matters into their own hands regarding recalls related to PCA's Texas processing facility.

The Texas Department of State Health Services said Friday it would take over the recall of products shipped from Plainview Peanut Co. LLC, a PCA subsidiary, after getting no response from PCA to a recall...
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