Vitamin C Resellers Want Antitrust Suit Tossed

Law360, New York (December 17, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The two newest companies to be named in a multidistrict litigation against vitamin C makers and resellers have asked to be dismissed, saying the plaintiffs failed to establish a link between their conduct and the allegedly anti-competitive behavior of their parent companies.

The plaintiffs have not presented any proof suggesting that United States-based JSPCA America Inc. and Legend Ingredients Group Inc. conspired with Chinese vitamin C manufacturers to fix prices, the two companies contended in a motion filed on Friday.

The second amended complaint, which adds...
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Case Title

In Re Vitamin C Antitrust Litigation


Case Number

1:06-md-01738

Court

New York Eastern

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

Judge

Brian M. Cogan

Date Filed

February 22, 2006

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