Tack-free, please

April 11, 2012

  • 178 Food
  • 178k25 Liability for Injuries
  • 178k25.11 Spoilage, Contamination and Foreign Objects
  • 178k25.11(1) k. In General.

178 FoodThe consumer of a bottled beverage had a right to rely upon the contents of the bottle being wholesome and fit for human consumption, and was not required to produce evidence to show that a beverage containing tacks was not wholesome or fit for human consumption.
Foley v. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of St. Louis, 215 S.W.2d 314 (Mo. Ct. App. 1948)
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