Eight Circuit Upholds Jail For Adulterated Food Convictions.

Austin “Jack” DeCoster and son Peter DeCoster will both be headed to the federal prison. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied petitions from the DeCosters who were both seeking a rehearing en banc or a rehearing by a three-judge panel. The 2010 nationwide Salmonella outbreak that sickened as many as 56,000 Americans originated from two Iowa egg farms owned by the DeCosters and were found to be the source of the illnesses.

Read the full story here: http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2016/10/8th-circuit-denies-rehearing-decosters-must-serve-jail-time/#.V_UJZzKZNDU

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