Peanut Corporation of America

Food industry quotes of the week – Peanut Corporation of America, Russia and GMOs, ConAgra

Former Peanut Corporation of America CEO Stewart Parnell was this week sentenced to 28 years in jail over a fatal…

What peanut exec sentence says about attitudes to US food safety

This week saw the owner and CEO of the now defunct Peanut Corporation of America, Stewart Parnell, sentenced to a…

US: Four charged over 2009 peanut salmonella scandal

Four people have been charged with working to supply adulterated peanuts into the US food chain, which in 2009 sparked…

US: Peanut consumption returns to growth – study

The US has seen a “dramatic” increase in the consumption of peanuts, as consumers move past January’s product recall. According…

US: General Mills announces salmonella recall

General Mills has recalled its Nut Lovers line of Nature Valley Nut Clusters, the latest in a string of US…

US: Kellogg files US$60m peanut claim

Kellogg has filed a claim for at least US$60m at the bankruptcy court handling the demise of Peanut Corporation of…

US: Ralcorp Q1 profit up on Post acquisition

US food group Ralcorp Holdings posted an increase in first-quarter profit today (8 May) thanks to earnings from the Post…

US: FDA warrant for firm refusing to recall nuts

US food safety authorities have served a warrant at Westco Fruit and Nuts, a company accused of failing to comply…

US: GMA calls for food safety reform

A US food industry body has thrown its weight behind calls for reforms to food safety legislation in the wake…

US: FDA finds salmonella in Setton Ca. plant

US food safety officials have discovered salmonella at Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella's plant in California, which last week set…