Starbucks Beats Cancer Warning Claim Under Calif. Law

Law360, Los Angeles (July 30, 2013, 9:53 PM EDT) -- Starbucks Corp. and other retailers scored a victory Tuesday when a California judge denied a nonprofit's bid to find the companies violated state cancer warning laws and ruled that a jury should determine whether the levels of a carcinogen in their coffee are dangerous.

At a hearing, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Elihu M. Berle denied a motion for summary adjudication filed by Council for Education and Research on Toxics. The organization was seeking to have the court decide the issue of whether the coffee...
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