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Rat Found Roasting In Salmonella-Infected Peanut Plant

03/06/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

(CBS) A former employee of the Georgia peanut plant at the center of a criminal investigation in a nationwide salmonella outbreak says he saw a rat dry-roasting in a peanut area.

Jonathan Prather was one of 50 people who lost their jobs last month when the Peanut Corporation of America shut down its plant in Blakely.

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