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  • The responsibility part of corporate 'personhood'

    The following editorial appeared in the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer on Sunday, Aug. 10:
  • Emails seen as key part of trial over peanut butter deaths

    ATLANTA With a shipping deadline fast approaching, an employee at the Peanut Corporation of America plant in Blakely, Ga., wanted to know what should be done with an order that hadn't been tested for salmonella. The email response from the company's...

    Peanut Corp. officials indicted in salmonella outbreak

    Peanut Corp. officials indicted in salmonella outbreak
    Several officials at the now-defunct Peanut Corp. of America knew their products may have harbored salmonella bacteria, but they covered up the evidence and sold the food anyway, alleged a 76-count federal indictment unsealed this week. Peanut butter,...

    Who's watching what we eat?

    Who's watching what we eat?
    The federal agencies that are supposed to safeguard the nation's food have long resisted calls, including those from us, for merging into a single food authority. Amid the peanut-product salmonella outbreak, though, it's hard to imagine how their...

    Peanut Corp. of America files for bankruptcy

    The peanut processing company at the heart of a national salmonella outbreak filed for bankruptcy Friday, a sign the beleaguered company plans to cease business in the wake of the health scare. The Virginia-based Peanut Corp. of America filed for Chapter...