Adams Sues Supplier Over Salmonella-Tainted Pepper

Law360, New York (February 10, 2011, 4:05 PM EST) -- Adams Extract & Spice LLC has slapped supplier Van de Vries Spice Corp. with a product liability and breach of contract suit over 11,000 pounds of red pepper grounds contaminated with salmonella.

Adams Extract filed a complaint Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, claiming that Van de Vries' actions forced a product recall that affected the company's business in several states.

Van de Vries informed Adams Extract that the 11,000 pounds of the spice were tainted with salmonella and instructed...
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