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Food: Salmonella and Peanut Butter #932222

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 03, 2009
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(Washington: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Blakely, Georgia: Jeff Glor) The investigation of the salmonella outbreak linked to the Peanut Corp. of America updated; details given about the unsafe conditions at the Georgia plant, the lack of inspections at another PCA facility in Texas and the mounting recalls; scenes shown of the Lynchburg, Virginia, home of PCA president Stewart Parnell††, who sits on the USDA’s peanut standards board. [Former PCA employee Jonathan PRATHER†- says a rat was dry roasted in the peanuts; states roaches get in the dry roast.] [University of Minnesota Michael OSTERHOLM†- suggests prison time.]

Couric, Katie;
Glor, Jeff

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