by Brian Smith
Del Monte Foods and the Kroger Co. argue there’s no real evidence to suggest the jar’s dangerous, much less capable of taking a dude down. The argument didn’t sway a Detroit federal judge to dismiss Alexander’s lawsuit. So in a court filing yesterday, the fruit group and grocer offered Alexander $150k to settle, but Alexander turned it down. Miller says it’s not enough cash, and there’s no trial date set. We’ll see how this thing plays out.