A 71-year-old man is facing 18 months in federal prison for taking bribes in exchange for giving false food safety training certificates to foodservice workers from 2008 to 2015.

http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photo-prison-cellblock-multi-tiered-seen-guard-secured-area-image34996720Ernest Griffin negotiated a plea agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice in the case, admitting last year to one count of federal program bribery. U.S.…