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Peanut Butter Company Knew They Were Shipping Salmonella

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The FDA has said the Georgia peanut plant that is the focus of the salmonella recall knowingly sent out tainted products, according to an e-mail breaking news alert from the LA Times, who noted the plant had not gone through an inspection since 2001. The FDA is also under fire for recalling incorrect products in the past and being too slow with the peanut butter one. One representative has proposed a bill that would create a food-dedicated agency that would separate it from drugs and medical devices.