Kraft to pay $8.1M to settle pollution lawsuit

Chicago Tribune, May 24, 2011

Kraft Foods Inc. will pay $8.1 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over pollution at a former factory in Attica, Ind.

The lawsuit, filed in 2009 and representing nearly 130 families, claimed pollution from a former Kraft factory contaminated the groundwater beneath their homes and spread cancer-causing vapors. Although Kraft never owned or operated the facility, the Northfield-based food giant had assumed environmental liability.

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