Spoiled cheese: Spreads and dips weren't sealed right, leading to recall, lawsuit says

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 1, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A maker of cheese spreads and dips is suing a packaging company, alleging it was sold a machine that did not seal its products.

Key Ingredient Catering LLC and Matthew Pivnick filed a complaint on March 19 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against World Cup Packaging and Bob Seay, David Tillery and Jeff Olson.

The plaintiff is the manufacturer of cheese spreads and dips. According to the complaint, the plaintiff purchased a sealing machine from the defendant, but it malfunctioned, leading to a recall of their products that has cost it $5,000 to date. 

The defendant is accused of product liability, breach of warranty, breach of implied warranty, breach of contract, violation of the unfair trade practice and consumer protection law,

The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by Everett Cook of the Law Offices of Everett Cook P.C. in Whitehall.

Case number 5:19-CV-01178-GJP

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