A New Jersey cheesemaker that made ricotta cheese from tainted milk was fined $200,000 and put on 4 years of probation.
The president of Lebanon Cheese Co. pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor shipping charge July 31. The president will pay a $10,000 fine and also serve 4 years of probation.
Federal authorities said the company bought tainted milk destined for a landfill from Landis Trucking Inc. The trucking company also pleaded guilty.
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