Ex-Worker At Salmonella-Linked Egg Co. Cops To Bribery

Law360, Chicago (September 12, 2012, 8:50 PM EDT) -- A former employee of a company that recalled millions of eggs in 2010 amid a massive salmonella outbreak pled guilty Wednesday in Iowa federal court to participating in a bribery conspiracy aimed at convincing an inspector to clear eggs for sale that failed to meet federal standards.

Tony Wasmund, 61, admitted he participated in a conspiracy to bribe a U.S. Department of Agriculture inspector at an egg production facility in Wright County, Iowa, and copped to one count of conspiracy to comment offenses against the United...
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