Aaroma Not Liable For Diacetyl Consumer Claims: 3rd Circ.

Law360, New York (January 24, 2014, 6:21 PM EST) -- The Third Circuit ruled Friday that Aaroma Holdings LLC cannot be held liable for claims filed by consumers who say they were harmed by exposure to food coloring chemical diacetyl, saying plaintiffs must instead file suit against Emoral Inc., the chemical's bankrupt producer.

The three-judge panel rejected efforts by plaintiffs to show that Aaroma Holdings LLC should be held liable for their personal injury claims, saying that when Aaroma purchased certain assets from Emoral in August 2010, the purchase agreement noted that litigation over diacetyl could...
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