Make Our Food Safe
07/01/2011

Editorial: "Food Fight"

Peach Pundit |

"In 2008 and 2009, a salmonella outbreak at a south Georgia peanut processing factory killed nine people and sickened over 700. The Peanut Corporation of America plant in Blakely Georgia was ultimately found to be the source of the tainted food products, which as processed food ingredients had entered multiple phases of the nation’s food supply. The company itself declared bankruptcy, but the financial damage extended to both Georgia farmers and those who used peanuts in their production of food products. An entire supply chain of peanut based foods took a major hit.... "

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