Jury Deliberations Starting for Peanut Plant Trial

Peanut Corporation of AmericaJury deliberations are underway in the federal trial of the owner of a Georgia peanut plant linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak five years ago. The jury adjourned after a brief session on Friday. Former Peanut Corporation of America owner Stewart Parnell ran the company from his Lynchburg area home. He has been on trial since Aug. 1 on charges related to the outbreak that killed nine Americans and sickened 714.

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