JAMAICA PLAIN RESIDENT AND HIS FOOD STORAGE COMPANY INDICTED ON CHARGES OF ADULTERATION OF MEAT FOOD PRODUCTS
JAMAICA PLAIN RESIDENT AND HIS FOOD STORAGE COMPANY INDICTED ON
CHARGES OF ADULTERATION OF MEAT FOOD PRODUCTS
BOSTON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A Jamaica Plain resident and the food storage company that he owns have been indicted on charges of adulteration of meat food product.
U.S. Attorney Wayne A. Budd announced that on Nov. 5, 1991, Leo Rusk, 36, of 88 Westchester Rd., Jamaica Plain, Mass., and Ellery Cold Storage, Ltd., 56 Ellery St., Boston, Mass., were indicted for violations of meat food safety laws. If convicted of the charges, Rusk faces a maximum penalty of imprisonment 15 years and a fine of $1.5 million; the company, Ellery Cold Storage, a maximum fine of $3 million.
The case was investigated by Compliance Officers of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and will be prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen A. Higginson of Budd's Major Crimes Division.
/CONTACT: Press Officer, U.S. Attorney's Office, 617-223-9445/ CO: ST: Massachusetts IN: SU: SH -- NE010 -- 1682 11/06/91 12:01 EST