Buyers of Tainted Pomegranate Seeds Seek $29M Judgment

Law360, New York (May 15, 2017, 6:38 PM EDT) -- A food distributor, pomegranate supplier and insurance company asked a California federal court Friday to grant them judgments totaling $29.3 million against a Turkish food company and its U.S. subsidiary, which allegedly sold them hepatitis A-contaminated pomegranate seeds.

Food distributor Townsend Farms, pomegranate supplier Purely Pomegranate Inc. and Valley Forge Insurance Co. sought $13.7 million against food company Goknur Gida AS and $15.6 million against its U.S. subsidiary, United Juice Corp., seeking a judgment that includes not only the amounts awarded by a jury in the Central District of California, but also...
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