Bitter End For Plaintiffs In Aspartame Antitrust Suit

Law360 (August 13, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A purported antitrust class action against manufacturers and distributors of the artificial sweetener aspartame reached its end Monday when a federal judge granted the defendants' motion for summary judgment because the plaintiffs did not file their suit within the statute of limitations.

Judge Legrome D. Davis of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania said that the two plaintiffs remaining in the consolidated suit — food manufacturers Nog Inc. and Sorbee International Ltd. — irreparably missed the boat by failing to assert their...
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