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Jeff Almer breaks down after testifying about his mother Shirley, 72, during a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing, who died after acquiring salmonella from contaminated peanut butter associated with peanut butter from the Peanut Corporation of America, February 11, 2009. RESTRICTED

Company CEO sentenced to life in prison for salmonella outbreak

http://www.cnn.com/2015/09/20/us/peanut-butter-salmonella-trial/

In a precedent setting case a CEO of a peanut butter company is sentenced to a life sentence for willingly shipping out salmonella contaminated product to consumers, causing 9 deaths. This should set a new standard for the types of punishment handed out to employees who willing send out harmful products.

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