(Sacramento Bee) After more than six years of investigation, poring over more than 1 million documents and wiretaps, and the guilty pleas of 10 midlevel food-industry executives, the federal government hit the bull’s-eye Friday.

Frederick Scott Salyer, the 56-year-old scion of one of California’s most colorful and prominent agriculture families, pleaded guilty to racketeering and price-fixing in a deal favorable to him that calls for no more than seven years in prison.

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