ADM, Others Sued Over Alleged Corn Syrup Health Dangers

Law360, Chicago (June 20, 2013, 1:38 PM EDT) -- Archer Daniels Midland Co., Cargill Inc. and other food companies were targeted in a $5 million product liability lawsuit in New York federal court on Monday alleging that high fructose corn syrup is linked to type 2 diabetes and that they failed to warn of the sweetener's alleged dangers.

The complaint, lodged on behalf of a 14-year-old girl with type 2 diabetes, asserts that high fructose corn syrup, an ingredient made by ADM, Cargill and fellow defendants Ingredion Inc., Penford Products Co., Tate & Lyle Ingredients...
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