Posted inBusiness & Consumer Affairs, Environment, Health, IowaWatch Report: Stunning Loss for Lead Paint Makers in California Lawsuit Includes ConAgra

A California state court ruling against the lead paint industry broke the industry’s perfect record of defending suits by public agencies seeking to extract money for removal of flaking lead paint from older homes and apartments. Omaha-based ConAgra Grocery Products Co. is one of three defendants in the case, which resulted in a huge ruling involving cash.