Prop. 65 Suit Filed Against Clif Bar & Co. for Lead in Food Products
The Environmental Research Center, which frequently files lawsuits to enforce California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act f 986 (Prop. 65), has sued Clif Bar & Co., alleging that it fails to warn consumers that its protein, energy, electrolyte, and snack bars contain lead, a substance known to the state to cause cancer, birth defects and other reproductive harm. Envtl. Research Ctr. v. Clif Bar & Co., No. 13 32935 (Cal. Super. Ct., San Francisco Cty., filed July 18, 2013). The plaintiff seeks injunctive relief and civil penalties of $2,500 per day for each violation of Prop. 65.