MGT 200 - American people For most people pets are the only...

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Justin Foster MGT 200 3 Indicted in Pet Food Case According to the Associated Press Business Writer David Twiddy, two Chinese businesses and a United States company were indicted Wednesday after the US attorney’s office had received reports suggesting 1,950 cats and 2,200 dogs died after eating contaminated food. The Chinese company is charged with thirteen counts of felony for the introduction of adulterated food into interstate commerce and 13 felony counts of introduction of misbranded food into interstate commerce. According to the AP, the US doesn’t have an extradition treaty with china, meaning there is no way to force China to hand over Linzhun or Chen (presidents of the companies). Although the article focuses more on the Chinese infractions, I think the real issue here is that United States company that is also involved in poisoning the pets of the
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Unformatted text preview: American people. For most people pets are the only things some families have. How can this company make up for having murdered a member of the family? Although Steve Sterns, spokesperson for ChemNutra, “deny the allegations by the Justice Department in the strongest of terms and look forward to the opportunity to prove their innocence at trial. Neither Mr. nor Mrs. Miller had any intent to defraud or knowledge of any wrongdoing.” Maybe these allegations will prove false, because all companies seem to be cooperating with the investigation by the US Food and Drug Administration. The American people are definitely holding these companies socially responsible for these allegations, as further studies show that all three companies should expect harsh financial blows....
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  • Spring '08
  • Associated Press, US Food and Drug Administration, United States company, Pet food case, Justin Foster MGT

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