Alleged Bribery Scheme Put Moldy Tomatoes in Processed Foods

An alleged, long-running bribery scheme apparently resulted in tainted tomato products being added to foods processed by some of the nation's biggest companies, including Kraft Foods Inc., Frito-Lay and Nabisco, federal prosecutors say. Giant tomato processor SK Foods has been accused of paying off buyers at large food companies to accept mold-riddled tomato products for above-market prices. The scheme was allegedly cooked up by Frederick Scott Salyer, the former owner and CEO of SK Foods. ...Full Story
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