Bigger Fish to Fry

King, Paul
April 2009
FoodService Director;4/15/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p12
Trade Publication
The author comments on the decision of Pennsylvania's Department of Agriculture (D of A) to issue a citation against a church in Beaver County, Pennsylvania for selling homemade desserts. The author criticizes Peanut Corp. of America for its violations of cleanliness and food handling standards which resulted to deaths of eight people and the sickening of hundreds more from foodborne illness. The author argues that health and agriculture departments in the U.S. must be concerned about food companies and not too much about church bake sales.


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