Sheetz Settles Salmonella Suit With Coronet Foods

Law360, New York (October 27, 2009, 3:58 PM EDT) -- Pennsylvania convenience store chain Sheetz Inc. reportedly has reached a settlement with Coronet Foods Inc., a now-bankrupt supplier that allegedly provided Sheetz with tomatoes tainted with salmonella.

The two companies on Friday notified Judge Jolene Kopriva of the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas for Blair County that they had reached a settlement, according to a report in Pennsylvania's Altoona Mirror.

The terms of the settlement were confidential, though Sheetz at one point had pegged its damages at more than $11 million, the Mirror said.

The two...
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