Judge OKs Kellogg's Expansion Of $70M Cereal Recall Suit

Law360, New York (March 8, 2012, 6:21 PM EST) -- A wax maker lost its fight Wednesday to prevent Kellogg Co. from adding claims against it in the cereal giant's breach of contract suit in Michigan claiming a packaging company's allegedly defective liners forced Kellogg to issue a $70 million recall.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph G. Scoville allowed Kellogg to amend its complaint to add four claims against The International Group Inc., a third-party defendant in the suit. TIG "strenuously object[ed]" that Kellogg could not bring the allegations, according to the judge, because a court-established deadline...
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