An Illinois meat company is pleading guilty to felony conspiracy charges, and will pay a $2 million fine:
Prosecutors say the company illegally administered hormones and steroids to veal calves from 1997 through 2004, then claimed the meat was “all-natural.”
But at least the company has turned the corner, and is acknowledging its past mistakes directly and openly:
A woman who answered the phone at the company hung up when a reporter identified himself.
Or maybe not. Link.