Peanut Butter Salmonella Outbreak

Witnesses testified at a food safety hearing on the recent salmonella outbreak associated with peanut butter and other peanut products… read more

Witnesses testified at a food safety hearing on the recent salmonella outbreak associated with peanut butter and other peanut products manufactured by the Peanut Corporation of America. Stewart Parnell, president of Peanut Corporation, and Sammy Lightsey, manager of the company’s Georgia plant, invoked their Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination and refused to answer questions about company practices and safety inspections of their products. Other witnesses testified about the possible extent of salmonella contamination and the recent federal investigation into the company’s business practices. close

Javascript must be enabled in order to access C-SPAN videos.

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

People in this video

More People

Hosting Organization

More information about

Peanut Butter Salmonella Outbreak

892 Views
Program ID:
283983-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
Public Affairs Event
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 11, 2009
Last Aired:
Feb 25, 2009

Airing Details

  • Feb 11, 2009 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 12, 2009 | 3:36am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 12, 2009 | 5:46am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 14, 2009 | 10:01am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 20, 2009 | 12:52pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 24, 2009 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 25, 2009 | 4:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
Purchase a DVD or Download

Peanut Butter Salmonella Outbreak

  • DVD
    Length:
    04:12:53
    Price:
    $29.95
    Add to Cart
  • MP4 video - Standard
    Request Download
  • MP4 video - Low
    Request Download
  • MP3 audio
    Length:
    04:12:53
    Price:
    $0.99
    Add to Cart

Clips from This Video