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Rena Steinzor

Parnells Will Spend the Night in Federal Lockup, Face Many More

Stewart and Michael Parnell will be guests of the U.S. Bureau of Prisons tonight (Monday, Sept. 21, 2015). Mary Wilkerson apparently was given the option of reporting. The long Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) tragedy is over. The deadly Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak PCA products caused back in 2008-09 will take its place in history, with nine deaths and… Continue Reading

Criminal Prosecutions Get Serious as the Regulatory System Sinks to Its Knees


The food industry was rocked by last month’s news that the U.S. Probation Office for the Middle District of Georgia has recommended a life sentence for Stewart Parnell, former CEO of the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA), following his multiple-felony conviction for knowingly selling tainted peanut butter that ended up killing nine people. Some are… Continue Reading