"We did not know that they didn't have a state license for their processing facility. We were not aware that the state was not aware they were there."
(Greg Ingham, Plainview city manager, on the Peanut Corporation of America plant closure following a salmonella outbreak. The state of Texas has no idea the plant existed until media reports on the parent plant in Georgia made note of it. As reported by Sherry Jacobson in the Dallas Morning News