Bumble Bee Faces Failure-To-Warn Suit Over Mercury In Tuna

Law360, Chicago (February 27, 2014, 6:18 PM EST) -- Bumble Bee Foods LLC must go to trial to defend against a New York man’s claims that he developed mercury poisoning after eating the company’s tuna daily as part of a bodybuilding regimen, a federal judge said Thursday in denying the company’s bid for summary judgment.

U.S. District Judge Thomas S. Zilly issued a 10-page order allowing plaintiff Lee Porrazzo’s claims for failure to warn, breach of implied warranty of merchantability and violations of New York law to go forward against Bumble Bee and Stop &...
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