Horses Are Off The Shelves, But Litigation Will Continue

Law360, New York (May 6, 2013, 12:33 PM EDT) -- Regulators, food distributors and, of course, lawyers are scrambling to determine the legal and reputational consequences of the still-growing horse meat scandal that recently hit Europe. Amid the recalls, finger-pointing and consumer outrage at the thought of eating horse meatballs labeled as beef, one thing remains certain: You will have time to bet on many Derby winners before this scandal is fully resolved.

The distribution networks are complex and a multitude of factual determinations will inform fault and what insurance coverage may mitigate the massive losses...
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