July 12, 2018 / 11:52 PM / in 8 months

Lawsuit over sunflower seed recall can proceed -federal judge

A federal judge in Aberdeen, South Dakota on Wednesday denied natural and organic food processor SunOpta Inc’s motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit by a customer who bought contaminated sunflower kernels that were subject to a 2016 recall.

U.S. District Judge Charles Kornmann said Clark, South Dakota-based snack company Dakota Style did not need to provide direct evidence of a defect to support warranty claims against SunOpta because the recall itself was sufficient evidence.

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