Rite Aid Settles Expired Formula Suit in N.J., Faces Legal Action in N.Y.

Rite Aid Corp., Rite Aid of New Jersey and Eckerd Corp. have agreed to a $650,000 settlement to resolve a lawsuit alleging the chain sold expired and incorrectly priced infant formula, baby food, non-prescription drugs and other products in its New Jersey locations in 2006.

NEWARK, N.J. — Rite Aid Corp., Rite Aid of New Jersey and Eckerd Corp. have agreed to a $650,000 settlement to resolve a lawsuit alleging the chain sold expired and incorrectly priced infant formula, baby food, non-prescription drugs and other products in its New Jersey locations in 2006. The drug chain has agreed to pay $475,000 in civil penalties, attorneys’ fees and investigative costs, and if it fails to adhere to the terms of the settlement over the next 12 months, faces an additional

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