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Filthy factory foods win big in Federal Court: Abbott’s Similac baby food includes beetles and larvae

Court Rules No Liability for Beetles in Abbott’s Similac Baby Food

By Jack Bouboushian
Courthouse News Service

Baby formula laced with beetles and larvae does not necessarily violate its manufacturer’s promises of wholesomeness and quality, a federal judge ruled, in dismissing without prejudice a class action involving Abbott Laboratories’ Similac.

Lead plaintiff Chalonda Jasper, an Indiana mother, may have been grossed out by the beetle parts, but she may have no legal recourse against Abbott, even though she relied upon Abbot’s ad slogans, which included, “When it comes to the science of nutrition, Similac stands apart.”

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Buy, Buy American Pie

By The Capitol Steps

2010 satire of Don MacLean’s classic…

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