posted on September 25, 2015 at 6:08 PM
A former peanut company executive was sentenced Monday to 28 years in prison for his role in a deadly salmonella outbreak, the stiffest punishment ever handed out to a producer in a food-borne illness case.
posted on May 17, 2013 at 5:22 PM
The Agricultural Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2013 is similar to legislation written last year that passed the Senate 327 days before this hearing, but later died without any House floor debate.
posted on December 14, 2012 at 3:54 PM
State agriculture officials say Alabama's record yields in cotton, soybean and peanut crops in 2012 helped to offset lower than average corn yields.
posted on November 30, 2012 at 4:37 PM
41 people in 20 states were sickened by peanut butter manufactured at the plant.
posted on October 26, 2012 at 12:39 PM
Peanut butter could become even more attractive as strong global demand, high prices for livestock feed and a huge sell-off of cattle and other animals keep pushing up meat prices.