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Korean War veteran Clifford Tousignant served the United States of America for 22 years, earning three purple hearts along the way. In 2009, he died from eating Salmonella contaminated peanut butter.

Mr. Tousignant was one of nine people who died and 714 who were sickened in a 2008/2009 Salmonella outbreak linked to Peanut Corporation of America (PCA). The outbreak affected almost every state in the nation and cost the peanut industry over one billion dollars.

PCA Peanut Butter Salmonella Outbreak Victim: Cliff Tousignant from Marlerclark on Vimeo.

Mr. Tousignant is still dead and Stewart Parnell, president of PCA, is still not in jail.

  • Paul F Schwarz

    This tells the story of how 36 died plus 146 were sickened! I miss my father and will continue to do so. This tragedy was avoidable!
    Paul A Schwarz Jr
    Section 51 Row 1 Grave 3 Ft Leavenworth/Leavenworth National Cemetery