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FDA Not Negligent in Issuing Tomato Recall, Court Holds
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2015

A South Carolina federal court has ruled that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was not negligent in issuing a tomato recall during a 2008

Federal court narrows claims in tomato recall suit against FDA
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2012

A federal court in South Carolina has dismissed three of four claims in a lawsuit filed by a family farming operation that claims the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) 2008 tomato recall, which later proved unnecessary as the agency conceded that tomatoes were not the source of the Salmonella contamination, caused the farm substantial economic harm.

Family farmer says FDA’s tomato recall was reckless, seeks damages
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2011

A South Carolina-based family farming operation has filed a complaint seeking damages that it alleges were sustained in 2008 when the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a nationwide recall of round tomatoes due to a purported Salmonella outbreak.