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SUPPLIERS OF GOODS - Product liability - Manufacturers - Retailers

Thursday, June 14, 2018 @ 9:01 AM  

Appeal by Maple Leaf Foods and Maple Leaf Consumer Foods (“Maple Leaf”) from a motion judge’s decision on a summary judgment motion concluding Maple Leaf owed a duty of care to franchisees in relation to production, sale and distribution of ready-made meats and a duty of care with respect to representation that the meats were fit for human consumption. After Maple Leaf ready-to-eat meats contaminated with listeria killed some people and made others sick, Maple Leaf recalled the meats and temporarily closed the plant where the...