4th Circ. Slays Raeford's Poultry Pollution Appeal

Law360, New York (October 20, 2010, 2:32 PM EDT) -- Just because poultry processor House of Raeford Farms Inc. paid fines to a North Carolina city for discharging animal parts into local waterways doesn't dismiss it from facing criminal charges from the U.S. government, a panel of federal judges has ruled.

Raeford's claim that federal environmental charges in an ongoing criminal case put it in double jeopardy failed to draw much of a reaction on Monday from Judges Andre M. Davis, Diana Gribbon Motz and Robert B. King of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
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