Lawmakers Examine Peanut Recall

The president of the peanut company at the center of the salmonella outbreak told health officials of the dire need "to turn the raw peanuts on our floor into money" during the growing recall, according to an e-mail released today at a hearing on Capitol Hill. The e-mails were sent even after test results showed traces of salmonella in some of the company's peanut stock. But when Stewart Parnell, Peanut Corp. of America's president, was called to testify at today's hearing before a...Full Story
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