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Court blocks Teflon class action against DuPont

A federal judge has blocked a huge class action suit, brought on behalf of millions of consumers, alleging that DuPont has failed to disclose the health risks of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) used in the manufacture of Teflon-coated cookware. On Dec. 5, Judge Ronald Longstaff, of the Southern District of Iowa, refused to certify the classes of plaintiffs from various states for a single class action against DuPont.


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