OSAKA — Three Snow Brand Milk Products Co. officials indicted on charges of negligence over a massive food poisoning case last summer plan to dispute a possible link between the poisoning and a victim’s death, sources familiar with the case said Tuesday.

The officials will dispute the link when they go to trial at the Osaka District Court on Dec. 18, the sources said.

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