7-Eleven Settles Prop 65 Coffee Case, Will Post Signs
By Melissa Daniels (November 21, 2017, 9:55 PM EST) -- 7-Eleven Inc. will post signage alerting California consumers to the presence of a cancer-linked chemical in coffee products and pay $900,000 in penalties and costs, according to a settlement approved by a California judge on Tuesday in a Proposition 65 case that's still ongoing against dozens of other coffee roasters and retailers.
The Council for Education and Research on Toxics' case against the likes of Starbucks Corp., Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Costco Wholesale Corp. and others saw a multiweek trial over whether the companies should warn consumers about the carcinogen acrylamide in their coffee. At a hearing on Tuesday, Los Angeles Superior...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!