FDA Allows Limited Production At Plant Tied To Outbreak

Law360, New York (January 7, 2013, 5:26 PM EST) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Monday it had restored the food facility registration of Sunland Inc., a peanut products maker linked to a salmonella outbreak that became the first company to have its registration suspended by the agency in November.

The FDA suspended Sunland's registration on Nov. 26, saying food from the company's New Mexico facility posed potentially fatal risks to consumers. In October, the agency linked Sunland to a salmonella outbreak that ultimately sickened at least 42 people in 20 states.

The suspension...
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