DeCosters, Father and Son Implicated in Salmonella Outbreak, Sentenced to Jail

Statement of CSPI Senior Food Safety Attorney David Plunkett

April 13, 2015

The DeCosters oversaw conditions on a farm that caused thousands of illnesses and was cited by the Food and Drug Administration for its deplorable conditions. Their sentence demonstrates that food businesses that donít practice food safety are committing a serious crime. Food safety should be top of mind for everyone who produces food.


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