Uniform Commercial Code

  • Foreign and Unexpected Items in Food: Pt 1

    … Commercial Code, that the Defendant had a duty as a seller of goods- to make sure that they were reasonably safe and fit for their ordinary purpose (in this case consumption). And due to the fact that there was a bone present in the chowder- liability must attach because bones are not fit for ordinary human consumption. The Defendant argued…

  • This Email Isn’t Worth the Paper It Isn’t Written On

    …You know the old expression, variously attributed to Samuel Goldwyn and others, “ a verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on.” In fact, of course, unless the statute of frauds applies, an oral contract is as good as any other contract. And an email contract, under E-SIGN, the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act…

    3 readers - Richard Goldfarb/ Food Liability Law Blog
  • A Cereal. A Rabbi. A Peppercorn.

    …What can you say about an internet contracting strategy that died? I’m referring, of course, to General Mills’ abortive attempt to include new terms of service on all its internet and social media products, including an agreement to arbitrate and to waive any right to a class action, that came and went so fast I couldn’t blog about it until…

    1 readers - Richard Goldfarb/ Food Liability Law Blog
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    • A Cereal. A Rabbi. A Peppercorn.

      What can you say about an internet contracting strategy that died? I’m referring, of course, to General Mills’ abortive attempt to include new terms of service on all its internet and social media products, including an agreement to arbitrate and to waive any right to a class action, that came and went so fast I couldn’t blog about it until it was over.

      2 readers - Richard Goldfarb/ Food Liability Law Blog
  • A Cereal. A Rabbi. A Peppercorn.

    … What can you say about an internet contracting strategy that died? I’m referring, of course, to General Mills’ abortive attempt to include new terms of service on all its internet and social media products, including an agreement to arbitrate and to waive any right to a class action, that came and went so fast I couldn’t blog about it until…

    2 readers - Richard Goldfarb/ Food Liability Law Blog