As this more recent Salmonella Black and Red Pepper outbreaks twists slowly in the wind, I spent some of today re-reading the FDA Establishment Inspection Report on U.F. Union International Food Co., Inc. White Pepper Salmonella Outbreak 2009.  Harris Freeman appears to be the importer of the raw white pepper. The report is a bit long, and much of the really good stuff has been redacted (why? – who the hell knows).  Still, it is worthwhile reading and asking yourself, what did the pepper industry learn in the last year?  You guessed it – not much.