The Doctors: Peanut Corporation CEO Sentenced To Prison
The Doctors repored that the former CEO of Peanut Corporation of America was sentenced to 28 years in prison for knowingly shipping out salmonella-contaminated peanut butter and hiding the evidence. This resulted in an outbreak that caused 714 people to become sick, and even contributed to nine deaths. Dr Travis Stork said he would argue that this ruling is “revolutionary.”
The Doctors spoke with Jeff Almer, who’s mother died from salmonella poisoning due to the outbreak. Jeff said it was a relief to have it over with after six and a half years of talking about his mother’s death and seeking justice for her death as well as the others. He said he was satisifed with the punitive amounts sentenced. He felt that they were truly paying a price for what they did.
The Doctors: Domestic Violence Hidden Camera Experiment
The Doctors then moved on to talk about the hidden camera experiment out of the U.K. that revealed shocking reactions to domestic violence on the street. A man is seen getting aggressive with a woman even after she sternly demanded he keep his hands off her. He grabs her by the face and people suddenly began confronting the couple, threatening to call the police. But then, the people behind the experiment wanted to find out what would happen if roles were reversed, and the woman was the aggressor. The woman pushes the man, hits him, and even grabs him, and all people were doing was laughing.
The Doctors reported that 40% of domestic violence victims are men. A lot of people don’t realize that domestic violence can happen to anyone. Dr Jennifer Ashton said the point is not physical strength, but the point is abuse and violence which can be emotional, physical, verbal, or financial. No one stood up for the man, but they were quick to stand up for the woman. Early intervention is key, no matter who the aggressor is.