Pfizer Sued By Drugmaker Over Yanked Feed Additive

Law360, New York (October 4, 2011, 7:03 PM EDT) -- A Chinese animal-drug maker sued Pfizer Inc. Monday, claiming it breached a purchase agreement when it agreed to suspend the sale of poultry feed additive 3-Nitro after it was tied to higher levels of a known carcinogen in chickens.

Pfizer violated a five-year agreement to buy 3-Nitro from Zhejiang Rongyao Chemical Co. Ltd. when it struck a deal with federal regulators to stop selling the drug in the U.S., according to the suit filed in New Jersey federal court.

“Pfizer unilaterally voluntarily suspended the sale of...
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