Beam Suntory Inc.

October 12, 2016
The parties involved in the case Leeman v. Beam Suntory Inc. executed a Consent Judgment on October 12, 2016.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Whitney R. Leeman, Ph.D., P.E. alleged that Beam Suntory Inc. (“Beam”) sold drinking glasses with exterior designs containing the heavy metal lead in the State of California without providing the requisite health...
Kitchen & Dining, Tableware
March 11, 2016
Leeman filed a complaint against Beam Suntory, the makers of Jim Beam, Courvoisier, and Maker’s Mark, alleging violations of Proposition 65 in its glassware sold in California.  Leeman alleges that Beam Suntory sold drinking glasses with exterior designs that contained excessive lead without the requisite health hazard warning to consumers.  Lead is known to...