Prosecutor: Corporate heads schemed to ship salmonella-tainted peanuts

GEORGIA (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The head of Peanut Corporation of American and several others will be in a Georgia courtroom Monday.

They are accused of scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts.

Nine people were killed and more than 700 were sickened during the 2009 outbreak, which prompted one of the largest food recalls in history.