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Woman seeks $75k for orange juice injury

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FERGUS FALLS - A woman here has filed a lawsuit against Cass-Clay and its then-parent company saying she got a piece of plastic stuck in her throat after drinking the company’s orange juice in 2010.

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The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Minnesota, says Debbie Jo Larson was injured while drinking Cass-Clay orange juice in her Fergus Falls home on July 12, 2010, because it was “contaminated by a piece of foreign material; namely, a loose, sharp piece of plastic, apparently floating concealed within the orange juice.”

Larson is seeking at least $75,000 in damages from the company. Cass-Clay has yet to file a response.

Article written by Emily Welker of the Forum News Service

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