Intervenor Blocked From Bumble Bee Botulism Suit

Law360, New York (September 2, 2009, 2:03 PM EDT) -- A federal court won't allow the sister of a botulism victim to intervene in a case between Bumble Bee Foods Inc. and an equipment manufacturer whose allegedly faulty food sterilization led to a contaminated batch of hot dog chili sauce.

On Monday, Judge J. Randal Hall of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia rejected Ann Marie Caffrey's bid to intervene in the lawsuit between Bumble Bee and Malo Inc., ruling that she had not met the criteria necessary to put her oar...
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