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Former Sanlu Exec Pleads Guilty In Tainted-Milk Trial

Law360 (December 31, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A former high-profile executive at Chinese dairy producer Sanlu Group reportedly pled guilty Wednesday to charges that she failed to inform government officials that her company was selling melamine-contaminated products that later sickened nearly 300,000 children and caused six deaths.

The plea by Tian Wenhua, Sanlu's former chairwoman, could lead to life imprisonment or possibly the death penalty and came on the first day of a trial that involves three other Sanlu executives, who have been charged with producing and selling fake or substandard products, the...
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