Insurer Sues PCA Over Peanut Recalls


     LYNCHBURG, Va. (CN) – Hartford Insurance sued the Peanut Corp. of America, asking the Federal Court to determine the insurer’s obligations for the salmonella poisonings attributed to PCA-supplied peanut butter. Citing recent personal injury cases filed in Georgia and Minnesota – one of them fatal – and anticipating more such claims in light of PCA’s two nationwide recalls, Hartford says it expects more claims against PCA for injury, sickness or death.

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