The government is working on a criminal investigation into the case, and more than a dozen civil lawsuits have been filed. This week, the Peanut Corporation’s president, Stewart Parnell, repeatedly refused to answer questions before the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s investigations subcommittee, which is seeking ways to prevent another outbreak. But e-mail messages surfaced indicating he ordered products the company knew were tainted to be shipped anyway.

I’d love to see him sent to prison for a good long while.

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