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"Peanut Butter Plant Closes, Files for Chapter 7"

The Associated Press |

An eastern New Mexico peanut butter plant involved in a nationwide salmonella outbreak last year has closed its doors and filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.

Workers at the Sunland Inc. plant in Portales were notified Wednesday that the plant was shut down.

Chapter 7 means the company shuts down and liquidates its assets.

The Food and Drug Administration shuttered the plant in September 2012 after its products were linked to 41 cases in 20 states.

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