06/30/14 03:14 PM
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit has been filed against P.F. Changs after customers claim it failed to protect their data. P.F. Chang’s China Bistro Inc. failed to take adequate measures to protect its customers’ credit and debit card data from theft and disclosed the...
06/30/14 10:30 AM
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — TreeHouse Foods is buying Flagstone Foods for $860 million as a way to gain access to the growing healthy snacks category. Flagstone, based in St. Paul, Minnesota, makes private label snacks such as trail mix and dried fruit. The privately held company runs a facility...
06/26/14 08:30 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's chefs and bartenders can resume legally handling food with their bare hands under a bill headed to the governor's desk that would repeal an unpopular regulation. The bill, AB2130, passed its final legislative hurdle Thursday with a 32-0 vote in the state...
06/26/14 04:30 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Big sodas can stay on the menu in the Big Apple after New York state's highest court refused Thursday to reinstate the city's first-of-its-kind size limit on sugary drinks. But city officials suggested they might be willing to revisit the supersize-soda ban. The Court of...
06/26/14 10:30 AM
PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech brewery Budvar says a Portuguese trade court has upheld a decision preventing its rival Anheuser-Busch InBev from registering its beer under the Budweiser name in the country. State-owned Budejovicky Budvar NP has been fighting with Anheuser-Busch for over a century...
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By Sean Lengell | 06/12/14 05:46 PM
A juicy legal battle between the makers of two rival fruit drinks can continue, as the Supreme Court on Thursday said POM Wonderful may proceed with a false advertising lawsuit against Coca-Cola. The case involves conflicting federal laws — consumer health vs. copyright — and has broad...
By Timothy P. Carney | 06/11/14 04:09 PM
The Food and Drug Administration tried a sneak attack on the artisan cheese industry earlier this week, pushing a new rule, pretending it wasn't a new rule, that would outlaw the aging of cheese on wooden board. The FDA has backed down from this new-not-new rule-not-rule.
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