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Judge orders $12M fund for peanut salmonella claimsupdated: Thu Oct 01 2009 21:47:00

A U.S. bankruptcy judge Thursday ordered Peanut Corporation of America's insurance carrier to set aside $12 million to reimburse people for health complications that resulted from eating tainted peanut products.

Texas health department takes over peanut recallupdated: Fri Feb 20 2009 19:33:00

The Texas Department of State Health Services announced Friday that it is taking control of a recall of products from Peanut Corporation of America's plant in Plainview.

Peanut processor files for bankruptcyupdated: Sun Feb 15 2009 07:31:00

The peanut processing company at the heart of a national salmonella outbreak, Peanut Corp. of America, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation in court Friday in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Peanut company files bankruptcyupdated: Sun Feb 15 2009 07:31:00

The company at the center of a deadly salmonella outbreak is filing for bankruptcy. CNN's Louise Schiavone reports.

CNNMoney: Bankruptcy for tainted peanut companyupdated: Fri Feb 13 2009 16:42:00

The peanut processing company at the heart of a national salmonella outbreak, Peanut Corp. of America, filed Friday for Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation in court in Lynchburg, Va.

Dead rodents, excrement in peanut processor lead to recallupdated: Thu Feb 12 2009 23:03:00

The Texas Department of State Health Services on Thursday ordered the recall of all products ever shipped from the Peanut Corporation of America's plant in Plainview, Texas, after discovering dead rodents, rodent excrement and bird feathers in the plant.

'This is criminal behavior'updated: Wed Feb 11 2009 15:43:00

The son of a salmonella victim calls the behavior of the company in question criminal.

Peanut company officials spurn Congress' questionsupdated: Wed Feb 11 2009 15:43:00

The president of a peanut company and a plant manager accused of knowingly distributing contaminated food refused to answer questions posed by members of Congress on Wednesday, citing their Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination.

Tests show 'possible' salmonella at Texas plantupdated: Tue Feb 10 2009 15:13:00

Tests show products at a Peanut Corporation of America subsidiary in Texas may be tainted with salmonella, state health authorities said on Tuesday.

Peanut butter makers try to spread word products are safeupdated: Tue Feb 10 2009 08:48:00

Peanut butter makers not affected by the deadly salmonella outbreak linked to a Georgia peanut plant are trying to get consumers to keep buying peanut butter. It could be an uphill battle.

Peanut butter recallupdated: Tue Feb 10 2009 08:48:00

A Senate hearing on food safety amid last month's recall of peanut butter and peanut products.

FBI raids peanut butter plant suspected in outbreakupdated: Tue Feb 10 2009 08:43:00

FBI agents Monday raided a rural Georgia peanut butter plant suspected as the source of a nationwide salmonella outbreak, a CNN affiliate reported.

Potentially tainted peanut products sent to schoolsupdated: Fri Feb 06 2009 13:16:00

Peanut products sent to schools in three states may have been contaminated with salmonella, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Friday.

Feds suspend companies in peanut-product recallupdated: Thu Feb 05 2009 18:50:00

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Thursday that it is suspending Peanut Corporation of America and its subsidiary, Tidewater Blanching LLC, from doing business with the federal government for at least a year, and perhaps longer.

FEMA food kits may contain tainted peanut butterupdated: Thu Feb 05 2009 01:32:00

Food kits recently distributed as part of a disaster relief effort in Kentucky and Arkansas may contain peanut butter contaminated with salmonella linked to a nationwide outbreak, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said Wednesday.

Supermarket chain joins peanut-product recallupdated: Mon Feb 02 2009 23:10:00

Kroger -- a grocery chain with stores in 31 states -- has issued a recall for foods made with peanut products, widening recalls related to the Peanut Corporation of America.

CNNMoney: Kroger joins peanut butter recallupdated: Mon Feb 02 2009 07:47:00

Kroger - a grocery store chain with stores in 31 states - has issued a recall for foods made with peanut products, widening recalls related to the Peanut Corporation of America.

CNNMoney: Peanut butter blowbackupdated: Sat Jan 31 2009 10:19:00

In the wake of the salmonella outbreak that has sickened more than 500 people and been linked to eight deaths, peanut butter makers have moved to separate themselves from the company that produced the tainted product.

FDA: Criminal probe begun in salmonella outbreakupdated: Fri Jan 30 2009 16:15:00

The Food and Drug Administration said Friday that a criminal investigation has begun into the Georgia plant linked to a salmonella outbreak.

Salmonella outbreak violationsupdated: Wed Jan 28 2009 22:51:00

Special Investigations Unit reporter Abbie Boudreau found the peanut plant in salmonella case had several violations.

FDA: Peanut plant knew product was tainted with salmonellaupdated: Wed Jan 28 2009 22:51:00

The maker of peanut butter linked to a nationwide outbreak of salmonella shipped tainted product it knew had tested positive for the bacteria, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday.

Inspectors found mildew in peanut butter plantupdated: Tue Jan 27 2009 09:57:00

Inspectors found mildew on a ceiling and other problems last year at a peanut butter producing plant in Georgia that has been linked to a salmonella outbreak, according to reports released Monday by the state Department of Agriculture.

Peanut popularity complicates salmonella probeupdated: Sat Jan 24 2009 14:32:00

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