ConAgra foods is facing possible misdemeanor charges dating back to a recall on Peter Pan Peanut Butter from 2007 that sickened over 400 people due to salmonella. The U.S. Department of Justice reached out to consumers in August informing them of the possible cause to their illness.
Product traceability plays a huge factor in this scenario; being able to pinpoint where products are being manufactured are vital to your time and money management. Allowing ConAgra to single out the plant where the contaminated product was being produced could have kept good product on the shelf and less consumer illnesses.
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