Firm tied to salmonella ran unlicensed Texas plant

Tuesday, February 3, 2009 - 17:21 in Mathematics & Economics

(AP) -- A peanut processing plant in Texas run by the same company blamed for a national salmonella outbreak operated for years uninspected and unlicensed by government health officials, The Associated Press has learned. The Peanut Corp. of America plant in Plainview was never inspected until after the company fell under investigation by the Food and Drug Administration, according to Texas health records obtained by AP.

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