Del Monte Wants Coverage In Tainted Veggie Tray Suits

By Mike Curley (September 20, 2019, 4:19 PM EDT) -- Del Monte Fresh Produce NA Inc. sued one of its suppliers and its insurance company Friday for full coverage as the fruits and vegetables purveyor battles suits accusing it of fueling a parasite outbreak last year.

In the suit, Del Monte says The Midwest's Best Produce Co., which supplied vegetables for prepackaged trays that were allegedly contaminated and spread the parasite cyclospora, had an agreement to take out insurance to cover any claims having to do with the condition of its merchandise and to name Del Monte as an additional insured.

According to the complaint, Midwest's Best took out an insurance...

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