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Meat company Herta in French court over toddler that suffocated on sausage
Representative images of mini sausages
Representative images of mini sausages Credit: Tim Reckmann / via Wikimedia Commons (Creative Commons Attribution 2.0)

Because a little boy choked on a sausage, the sausage manufacturer Herta is on trial in France. The trial against the company for involuntary manslaughter began on Monday afternoon in the southwestern French town of Dax, according to a statement from the local public prosecutor's office. An acquittal has been requested for the group. A verdict is to be announced on February 8.