Whole Foods Rival Seeks Input In Discovery Spat

Law360, New York (June 17, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Fresh Market Inc. has asked the court overseeing a putative class action alleging that the merger of Whole Foods Market Inc. and Wild Oats Market Inc. eliminated competition to let TFM weigh in on whether confidential documents given to Whole Foods in Federal Trade Commission litigation should be handed over to the plaintiff.

TFM filed a motion Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia seeking permission to file an amicus brief in the case against Whole Foods.

The amicus brief supports...
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