The worst of it is, so many of these peanut-infested foods went to schools and nursing homes -- they couldn't have done a better job targeting at-risk populations. So far, 500 people have gotten sick and eight have died. The list of products now under scrutiny ought to send chills down your spine. And it should certainly remind us all that we have yet one more reason to avoid processed food. What's the lesson -- if you want to eat peanuts, grow your own? At the very least, we can support a local business that seems to give a rat's ass about its customers: the Barnard Nut Company in Miami, which produces Nuts About Florida. See an interview with company executive Abel Menendez A hail of darts to the Peanut Corporation of America, which it now turns out KNOWINGLY shipped products that had tested positive for salmonella.here.
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