NJ cheesemaker sentenced in PA for buying tainted milk.

Posted on August 2, 2012 by

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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.

Source: http://cumberlink.com/news/state-and-regional/nj-cheesemaker-sentenced-in-pa-for-buying-tainted-milk/article_f90da4a2-dbca-11e1-b4ef-0019bb2963f4.html

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