Del Monte Foods moves to sue counterfeit corn distributor

Del Monte Foods in California has hired a local attorney to file charges against the company that has allegedly been manufacturing counterfeit Del Monte gold and white corn, said Andrew King, Managing Director of official distributor, Toucan Industries.

King told Stabroek News that Del Monte Foods was seeking counsel to sue the company that was manufacturing the fake product, while noting that Toucan and the Government Analyst – Food and Drug Department (FDD) were still pulling the counterfeit products off the market.

Deputy Director of the FDD, Jewel Sears said their investigation into the fake product is ongoing and checks have been made with the company implicated in the counterfeiting. …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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