Recently, federal prosecutors in Georgia filed papers supporting the local probation office’s U.S. Sentencing Guidelines calculation calling for a sentence of life in prison for Stewart Parnell, the one-time CEO of Peanut Corporation of America (PCA), for his role in a salmonella outbreak. The case is a cautionary reminder for the food and beverage industry about the frightening consequences of non-compliance and misconduct in their supply chains. Read more >>
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|Members of McGuireWoods’ Food & Beverage Team wrote the book on food safety — literally. Jim Neale and Angela Spivey are co-authors of Food Safety Law (Law Journal Press, 2010), the essential treatise on food-related legislation, regulation and litigation. Release 8 is now available, examining many new topics affecting regulation of food safety. For more information, please click here.