A federal magistrate sided with federal prosecutors in denying Ronald Avers’ request to be eligible for release on bond. Avers, of Belleville, was charged last week with seven felony product-tampering counts.
“Every now and then I would stick one in a hamburger,”‘ the suspect reportedly told investigators. “Mostly hamburger, a couple of times I did it with a roast, maybe a pork chop every now and then.”
After more than a week of letting piles of rotting meat stink up part of the Archer Heights neighborhood, crews finally arrived Thursday morning to get rid of the disgusting mess.
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The meat products were sold at Cermak Fresh Market in Naperville, after the sell-by dates had expired. Store officials concede several pieces the 2 Investigators were able to buy should have been thrown out.
It’s summertime, and summertime means grilling out. Once you’ve checked to make sure the grill gas tank is full or that there’s charcoal, it’s time to go out and find a nice piece of meat to grill up. Whether you’re having a group of people over, impressing your sweetheart with your grilling skills, or treating yourself, there are a few places in Chicago that will help you find that perfect steak and maybe even give you a little extra advice on the perfect way to cook it.
What’s for dinner? Soon, you’ll have a better idea. New labels will be showing up on the meat, chicken and pork you buy. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports on how they could help consumers make smarter choices at the grocery store.