Sunday, September 27, 2015

Executive Given 28 Year Sentence for Knowingly Selling Tainted Food

Peanut Corporation of America executive Stewart Parnell received a 28 year prison sentence for knowingly selling peanuts contaminated with salmonella. The subsequent outbreak of disease caused the death of nine people. NPR's Morning Edition has the story. 2:46 min, transcript available. For more information, see the CNN report on the case.