Make Our Food Safe
11/02/2013

"Sunland's Own Tests Showed Salmonella Contamination"

Albuquerque Journal | Olivier Uyttebrouck

"Years before an outbreak of food-borne illness led to the closing and bankruptcy of Sunland Inc., salmonella began turning up in the Portales company’s own lab tests, according to U.S. Food and Drug Administration records.
 
FDA officials investigating an outbreak of food-borne salmonella illnesses last year found the positive salmonella tests in the company’s testing records, according to letters the FDA sent to the company explaining the agency’s actions.
 
The outbreak ultimately sickened 41 people in 20 states, most of them children under 10."

Read the full article at the Albuquerque Journal