ADM, Others Fight Corn Syrup False Advertising Claims

Law360, Los Angeles (March 21, 2012, 3:51 PM EDT) -- Attorneys for Archer Daniels Midland Co. and four other high-fructose corn syrup producers asked a California federal judge Wednesday to throw out allegations that they conspired to deceptively rebrand corn syrup as natural, saying they cannot be held liable for advertisements put out by their trade association.

“At the end of the day, what plaintiffs are seeking to do here is to impose vicarious liability on the member companies simply by virtue of the fact that they are members [of the Corn Refiners Association] and participated...
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