- The Wall Street Journal reports that an unsealed federal idictment shows Stewart Parnell, the ex-owner of Peanut Corp. of America, and two other names on a list of 76-count indictment related to a salmonella outbreak.
- Peanut Corp. filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection in 2009, and the outbreak has been blamed in nine deaths and hundreds of illness incidents.
- Evidence in a criminal probe has been presented before a grand jury in Georgia.
From the article:
"... Stewart Parnell, the former owner of Peanut Corp. of America, is among those being charged. The 76-count indictment also charges Michael Parnell, who is Stewart Parnell's brother and a former supervisor; Samuel Lightsey, a onetime plant operator; and Mary Wilkerson, a former quality-assurance manager, in connection with the food poisoning. ..."