Judge Won’t Find Bayer In Contempt For Promoting Phillips’ Colon Health

(September 28, 2015, 2:06 PM EDT) -- NEWARK, N.J. — A New Jersey federal judge on Sept. 24 denied the federal government’s motion to find Bayer Corp. in contempt for violating a 2007 contempt decree by promoting Phillips' Colon Health for treating gastrointestinal problems without having "competent and reliable scientific evidence" to back up its claim (United States of America v. Bayer Corporation, No. 07-1, D. N.J.).

(Order available. Document #28-151001-017R.)

In a one-page order, U.S. Judge Jose L. Linares of the District of New Jersey said he denied the contempt motion following...
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