KCK Meat Company Execs Face Indictment

A grand jury has indicted Craig Cunningham and his son, Jason Cunningham, for processing and selling poultry unfit for human consumption.

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Two Kansas men face federal charges accusing them of selling adulterated poultry products.

A grand jury has indicted Craig Cunningham, of Leawood, and his son, Jason Cunningham, of Olathe, for allegedly conspiring to sell poultry products in 2008 that were unhealthy and unfit for human food, or prepared under unsanitary conditions.

The indictment says the men were executives at the Hitchin' Post Steak Co. in 2008 when the alleged sales took place. The indictment also says the products allegedly were processed outside approved USDA inspection hours.

The Kansas City Star reports (http://bit.ly/zR993Q ) the two are also charged with unlawful use of a USDA inspection mark.

The indictment doesn't list a lawyer for the men, and messages left for them at the Hitchin Post weren't returned.

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