Obesity Litigation Reform: HB 2220 (2004)
H.B. 2220 exempted from civil liability purveyors of food when
H.B. 2220 exempted from civil liability purveyors of food when the claim is a result from the repeated consumption of a food product that is not defective and unreasonably dangerous if consumed in reasonable quantities. Furthermore, H.B. 2220 provided that there is no duty to warn purchasers, users, or consumers, regardless of age, that the consumption of a food product that is not defective and unreasonably dangerous may cause healthy problems if consumed excessively. Food product is defined as any product that is grown, prepared, provided, served or sold and that is primarily intended for human consumption and nourishment.
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