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Jail term for US peanut firm owner in salmonella outbreak

Stewart Parnell was sentenced to 28 years in prison

Albany, Georgia

THE former owner of a peanut company in Georgia was sentenced to 28 years in prison on Monday for his role in a salmonella outbreak that killed nine people and sickened hundreds, a rare instance of jail time in a food contamination case.

Stewart Parnell, 61, who...

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