A wedge in the case of the mislabeled cheese: 2 companies to plead guilty
February 26, 2016 - Uncategorized
A woman whose family controls a western Pennsylvania cheese-making operation is scheduled to plead guilty — along with two of her companies — to charges that their grated cheese had too little cheese and too much wood pulp.
Michelle Myrter was scheduled to plead guilty Friday morning before a federal judge in Pittsburgh. She’ll also be pleading guilty on behalf of International Packing LLC and Universal Cheese and Drying Inc.
The two Slippery Rock-based businesses charged were accused of mislabeling products made by family-owned Castle Cheese. Myrter is vice president of Castle and an officer in the other firms. Read more…