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Man faces three years for urinating on Kellogg’s cereal conveyor belt

It's unclear what prompted the culprit to urinate on the line or to film and share the act.

December 5, 2018   by ASSOCIATED PRESS

MEMPHIS, Tenn.—A Tennessee man faces up to three years in prison for urinating on a Kellogg’s cereal conveyor belt at a Memphis facility.

News outlets report 49-year-old Gregory Stanton pleaded guilty last month to tampering with consumer products. He was indicted by a grand jury in September. Stanton worked for the plant in 2014 and posted a video online in 2016 of him urinating on the conveyor belt. The video led the company to alert law enforcement and launched an investigation that involved the Food & Drug Administration.

It’s unclear what prompted Stanton to urinate on the line or to film and share the act. WREG-TV reports the company and workers union were involved in a labour dispute at the time.

Stanton is set to be sentenced in February.

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