Episode 139 — DOJ Resolves Two Food Safety Criminal Cases: Blue Bell Creameries and Chipotle Mexican Grills
The Justice Department recently resolved two food safety criminal cases involving Blue Bell Ice Cream and Chipotle Mexican Grills. In its largest food safety recovery to date, Chipotle agreed to a three-year deferred prosecution agreement and paid $25 million. In the Blue Bell Ice Cream case, Blue Bell agreed to plead guilty and pay $19.5 million in fines and penalties. Blue Bell’s former CEO, Paul Krause, was indicted for conspiracy and wire fraud in an unsealed indictment.
In this episode, Mike Volkov discuss these two important criminal cases.