Purina Sues Co. It Says Sold Tainted Feed Component

Law360, New York (January 9, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Animal feed maker Land O'Lakes Purina Feed LLC has filed suit against a company it claims sold Purina thousands of tons of peanut hulls contaminated with aflatoxin, which led to a recall of feed last year.

The suit against Severn Peanut Co. Inc. was filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, alleging breach of contract, breach of warranty and negligence.

According to the suit, Purina entered into a contract with Severn in April 25 to provide 11,000 tons of...
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