Pearly “Bites”

April 2, 2013

  • 178 Food
  • 178k25 Liability for Injuries
  • 178k25.11 Spoilage, Contamination and Foreign Objects
  • 178k25.11(3) k. Meat, Fish and Poultry.

178 FoodRestaurant did not breach its duty to diner who injured his tooth when he bit into pearl while eating oyster at restaurant; oyster was a naturally occurring phenomenon, such an accident had never occurred before at restaurant, and restaurant purchased its oysters from reputable seafood company.
Porteous v. St. Ann’s Cafe & Deli, 713 So.2d 454 (La. 1998)