Melbourne Coroners' Court heard yesterday how salmonella contaminated peanut butter produced by Kraft Foods led to the death of an elderly man. Seventy-two year old Victor Robinson was admitted to hospital in April 1996 suffering from pneumonia and sickness; he died four weeks later and an autopsy revealed salmonella pathogens in his lungs. High-profile microbiologist Dr Beverly-Anne Biggs explained to yesterday's court hearing that she believed he would not have died if he had not consumed the product.