Judge Breaks Off Hershey Suit In Delaware

Law360, New York (May 13, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal district judge has bounced a lawsuit brought by food giant Solae Inc. as it continues to trade barbs with Hershey Canada over liability for a salmonella-tainted additive that found its way into a sundae product.

Judge Joseph Farnan Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware ruled against Solae on Friday, granting the defendant's motion to dismiss the amended complaint due to a lack of personal jurisdiction.

“In this case, the only contact with the state of Delaware that Solae alleges...
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