Judge OKs Kellogg's Expansion Of $70M Cereal Recall Suit

Law360, New York (March 08, 2012, 6:21 PM ET) -- A wax maker lost its fight Wednesday to prevent Kellogg Co. from adding claims against it in the cereal giant's breach of contract suit in Michigan claiming a packaging company's allegedly defective liners forced Kellogg to issue a $70 million recall.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph G. Scoville allowed Kellogg to amend its complaint to add four claims against The International Group Inc., a third-party defendant in the suit. TIG "strenuously object[ed]" that Kellogg could not bring the allegations, according to the judge, because a court-established deadline...
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Case Information

Case Title

Kellogg Company, et al v. FPC Flexible Packaging Corp.

Case Number



Michigan Western

Nature of Suit

Contract Product Liability


Paul L. Maloney

Date Filed

March 18, 2011

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