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Chobani prohibited from using “Greek” yogurt designation in U.K.

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Greece, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • January 31 2014

The England and Wales Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal filed by Chobani from a lower court's grant of permanent injunction barring the

DOJ hearings on concentration in agriculture continue

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2010

Hundreds of farmers reportedly attended one in a continuing series of Department of Justice (DOJ) hearings on antitrust issues in agriculture

DOJ opens series of antitrust workshops to consider concentration in agriculture sector

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 12 2010

The Department of Justice (DOJ) was scheduled to begin a series of antitrust workshops March 12, 2010, in Iowa, to hear from agricultural interests about consolidation and competition in the industry

USDA and DOJ hold second workshop on competition issues

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 28 2010

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Department of Justice (DOJ) recently held the second workshop in a series dedicated to competition and regulatory issues in agriculture

Settlement announced in egg antitrust litigation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 11 2010

A plaintiffs' firm has announced a $25 million partial settlement in an antitrust class action "brought on behalf of direct purchasers of shell eggs and egg products."

Whole Foods divestiture continues

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 25 2010

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently took action on the divestiture of certain Whole Foods Market Inc

DOJ antitrust complaint against Dean Foods survives dismissal motion

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2010

A federal court in Wisconsin has reportedly denied the motion to dismiss filed by Dean Foods Co. in antitrust litigation brought by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the attorneys general of three states, challenging the company’s acquisition of a milk producer in 2009

Cranberry dispute erupts in antitrust litigation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2010

Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. has filed a lawsuit against a competitor alleging that it has orchestrated “an unlawful and malicious campaign” against Ocean Spray designed to damage the company’s reputation, frustrate its relationships with customers and undermine its dealings with grower-owners and other cranberry growers in the industry

Grocery profit-sharing arrangement during labor strike ruled anticompetitive

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2010

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that an agreement among grocery chains in Southern California to share profits during an anticipated labor strike was anticompetitive in violation of the Sherman Act and rejected defendants' argument that the violation could be excused because the agreement was designed to be used as an economic weapon in a labor dispute

Restaurateur alleges potato price-fixing conspiracy

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 10 2010

On behalf of a putative nationwide class of indirect potato purchasers, a San Francisco restaurateur has sued a number of potato industry participants, including co-operatives, growers, packers, and distributors, alleging that they have conspired since 2006 to control and reduce the supply of potatoes in an effort to keep crop prices high