Chemtura’s Bid For Diacetyl Agreements Draws Fire

Law360, New York (February 26, 2010, 6:23 PM EST) -- Two defendants in cases alleging a link between butter flavoring chemicals in microwave popcorn and lung disease are seeking to block bankrupt Chemtura Corp.’s move to look at settlements in the litigation, saying the deals are confidential.

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. and Bush Boake Allen Inc. filed a bid in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York on Wednesday opposing Chemtura’s motion seeking all settlement deals related to diacetyl and acetoin suits brought by clients of Humphrey Farrington & McClain PC,...
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