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Peanut Corporation of America Salmonella Outbreak
September 1, 2008 Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta estimated start date for samonella outbreak later associated to the Peanut Corporation of America
  Peanut Corporation of America Salmonella Outbreak
September 8, 2008 First reported case of salmonella eventually linked to peanuts
  Peanut Corporation of America Salmonella Outbreak
November 14, 2008 Scientists identify the "DNA fingerprinting" for the strain of salmonella causing a recent outbreak.
  Peanut Corporation of America Salmonella Outbreak
November 25, 2008 13 cases of salmonella are reported to the CDC in a single day, the maximum for this outbreak. Average rate for November is 8-10 cases per day.
  Peanut Corporation of America Salmonella Outbreak
January 9, 2009 The first salmonella product is identified by a Minnesota scientist in a King Nut peanut butter bucket.
  Peanut Corporation of America Salmonella Outbreak
January 10, 2009 King Nut voluntarily recalls peanut butter manufactured for it by Peanut Corporation of America at their Blakely, Georgia plant. The Minnesota Dept. of Agriculture matches the salmonella from King Nut peanut butter to the illnesses in Minnesota
  Early County, Georgia
  Peanut Corporation of America Salmonella Outbreak
January 13, 2009 PCA voluntarily recalls peanut butter produced after July 1, 2008
  Peanut Corporation of America Salmonella Outbreak
January 16, 2009 Peanut Corporation of America recalls peanut paste produced after September 26, 2008
  Peanut Corporation of America Salmonella Outbreak
January 27, 2009 The FDA completes an inspection of the Peanut Corporation of America facility in Blakely, Georgia.
  Peanut Corporation of America Salmonella Outbreak
January 28, 2009 Based on the findings of the FDA inspection, Peanut Corporation of America recalls all products produced at its Blakely, Georgia after January 1, 2007.
  Peanut Corporation of America Salmonella Outbreak
February 2, 2009 President Barack Obama promises a comprehensive review of the FDA.
  Peanut Corporation of America Salmonella Outbreak
February 6, 2009 It is revealed that the Peanut Corporation of America knowingly shipped salmonella-infected products
  Peanut Corporation of America Salmonella Outbreak
February 13, 2009 Peanut Corporation of America files for bankruptcy
  Peanut Corporation of America Salmonella Outbreak
February 24, 2009 The last case of Peanut Corporation of America salmonella outbreak is reported to the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta. During the 6-month outbreak 691 cases were reported in the United States and one in Canada. The infections resulted in 8 deaths.
  Peanut Corporation of America Salmonella Outbreak






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