Food City settles two opioid-elated cases in Tennessee, reaffirms support for communities

Published 11:46 am Friday, September 22, 2023

ABINGDON, Va. – K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc., commonly known as Food City, has reached an agreement to resolve two opioid-related cases in Knox County and Sevier County, Tenn. These cases are part of a broader legal landscape involving manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of prescription opioids, with the allegations dating back over a decade.
K-VA-T has consistently refuted any claims of wrongdoing and clarified that this agreement does not imply any admission of liability or misconduct. The company believes this settlement is a constructive step benefiting all parties and contributing to initiatives addressing the opioid crisis.
Additionally, K-VA-T reaffirms its unwavering commitment to the communities it serves and pledges support for local drug rehabilitation programs aimed at helping individuals in their journey toward more productive lives.

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