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Blue Bell to Pay $19 Million as Part of Guilty Plea in Listeria Case

Blue Bell Creameries has pleaded guilty to distributing contaminated goods and its former CEO has been charged with conspiracy and attempted wire fraud in connection to a 2015 listeria outbreak that left three people dead, federal prosecutors have announced. Blue Bell Creameries agreed to pay more than $19 million in fines and forfeiture as part of a plea agreement that…