NEW YORK -- The U. S. Attorney here said eight current and former U. S. Department of Agriculture produce inspectors, as well as 13 other individuals associated with wholesale produce companies at the Hunts Point Terminal Market, Bronx, N.Y., were arrested last week on federal corruption charges. payments from wholesalers in exchange for lowering the grade of inspected produce below that specified in the grower-wholesaler contract. The wholesalers would then renegotiate a lower price with ...
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