PCA Knew Of Salmonella Contamination In '07: FDA

Law360 (February 9, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Peanut Corp. of America had already received positive tests for salmonella in some of its products as early as June 2007 and shipped some lots before receiving negative retests, according to an amended investigation report by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

The FDA, which has traced a recent salmonella outbreak to PCA's Blakely, Ga., plant, wrote in a preliminary report released in late January that the company had detected salmonella in a number of its peanut products, but shipped them out after retests came up...
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