Brothers Int. Sold Expired Food, Whistleblower Says

Law360, New York (June 12, 2013, 2:03 PM EDT) -- Brothers International Food Corp. was hit Tuesday with a whistleblower suit filed by a former employee who says he was ordered to alter expiration dates on potato chips and sell partially rehydrated fruit crisps and then was fired for speaking up about the problem.

Plaintiff Colin Chase, who says he was the director of e-commerce at Brothers from 2010 to 2012, filed his suit under the whistleblower provision of the federal Food Safety Modernization Act, which was added to the act in 2011. Chase says he...
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