Coke, Others Try To Can MDL Over Juice With Lead

Law360, New York (August 1, 2011, 3:04 PM EDT) -- A group of beverage companies, including the Coca-Cola Co. and Mott's LLP, moved Friday to dismiss a multidistrict litigation in Massachusetts alleging that their fruit juices contain trace amounts of lead that could lead to health risks.

The companies said that none of the plaintiffs in the consolidated case had been injured and that they shouldn't get their money back for juices that were safe. In addition, the plaintiffs' request for a court order requiring a disclaimer about lead levels on juices and packaged peaches and...
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