"We did not know that they didn't have a state license for their processing facility. We were not aware that the state was not aware they were there." (Greg Ingham, Plainview city manager, on the Peanut Corporation of America plant closure following a salmonella outbreak. The state of Texas has no i ... More >>
"When you order a recall and don't get a response, you've got to do something to protect the public." (Doug McBride of the Texas Department of State Health Services, noting that the Peanut Corporation of America plant in Plainview had not responded to an order to recall all products shipped from the ... More >>
"The burden is on the company to make sure they are complying with any local, state and federal regulations that apply to food manufacturing. Naturally, that's not reassuring to the public. But we don't have people driving up and down roads looking for places like this." (Doug McBride of the Texas D ... More >>
Damn fajitas and health-conscious eaters. They're killing traditional Tex-Mex.
The USDA backs off its tough new meat-inspection standards. That's a good thing, beef producers say.
It is 6:07 p.m. John Albert Burks salutes the Oakland Raiders and says goodbye to his friends. Minutes later, he is a dead man. This year's 21st execution.