Packaging Co. Found Liable For Exploding KFC Tubs

Law360, New York (March 1, 2010, 1:36 PM EST) -- A federal judge has sided with a KFC Corp. unit in its breach of contract suit against a packaging supplier whose Popcorn Chicken containers exploded when microwaved, finding that the supplier should have reasonably foreseen that customers would use microwaves to reheat leftovers.

Judge John G. Heyburn II of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky on Thursday granted summary judgment as a matter of law to KFC U.S. Properties Inc. on its breach of contract claim, but said he could not yet...
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