June 17, 2009 3:58 PM

Tainted pet food case ends with couple pleading guilty

A U.S. company and its husband-and-wife owners responsible for distributing a tainted pet food ingredient from China pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal misdemeanor charges. Thousands of dogs and cats reportedly died across the country after eating the food. The Chinese accused in the case remain out of reach of U.S. authorities.

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