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Augusta businessman admits to selling unregulated pesticide

Thursday, May 22, 2014 9:20 PM
Last updated 11:53 PM
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The owner of an Augusta pest control business pleaded guilty Thursday to making a false statement and distributing an unregulated pesticide.

Chen Zong Geng, the owner of Chen & Friends Pest Solutions, pleaded guilty to the charges in U.S. District Court.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Christopher Troy Clark said federal inspectors discovered Chen was purchasing pesticide in bulk and repackaging and selling it under his own label to Chinese restaurants in the United States. Chen advised at least one customer to hide the pesticide during heath inspections. There was also a warning on the container, Clark said.

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IBeDogGone 05/23/14 - 06:10 am
Killing Cats

Is this what is killing the Cats at the Chinese resturants and you cannot get Sweet and Sour Chicken making you choose Sweet and Sour Vegetables?

GuyGene 05/23/14 - 08:45 am
Did y'all see Fred G. Sanford last night?

It was hilarious! His experience with Lamont... Heheheeee.

And, hey, y'all immigrants to America - DO NOT, don't bring some of your methods here. In America, you should adapt to our ways. Litter, basic cleanliness, etc. Oh me, it's hopeless. Just visit NYC.

Dixieman 05/23/14 - 12:58 pm

WHICH Chinese restaurants?????
I would like to know. Bet other readers would too. Ball in your court, AC.

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