Special Coverage: Rancho Feeding Recall and Prosecution

Final defendant pleads guilty in Petaluma slaughterhouse scandal

Wednesday's guilty plea by the owner of the now-defunct Petaluma slaughterhouse slams the door on the prospect of trial testimony in the tainted-meat case that could have exposed mistakes by USDA inspectors.

Former Rancho Feeding owner to face trial in July

Jury selection is set for July 16 for Babe Amaral, 76, owner of the former Rancho Feeding plant, the subject of a massive recall earlier this year.

2nd guilty plea in Rancho Feeding slaughterhouse scandal

A worker at the former Rancho Feeding slaughterhouse in Petaluma has become the second defendant to plead guilty to distributing tainted meat.

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