RETAILERS ARE SUBJECT TO FAT LAWSUITS, LITIGATOR WARNS

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Supermarket retailers may have greater exposure to liability in issues concerning fat content and obesity causation than is generally believed, well-known litigator John F. Banzhaf III told a session of Food Marketing Institute's Midwinter Executive Conference here.At the same time, though, he said there are actions retailers can take that would minimize exposure to liability.Banzhaf,

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Supermarket retailers may have greater exposure to liability in issues concerning fat content and obesity causation than is generally believed, well-known litigator John F. Banzhaf III told a session of Food Marketing Institute's Midwinter Executive Conference here.

At the same time, though, he said there are actions retailers can take that would minimize exposure to liability.

Banzhaf, professor of public-interest law at George Washington University Law S

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