English Muffin Maker Slaps VP With Trade Secrets Suit

Law360, New York (January 20, 2010, 1:06 PM EST) -- Bimbo Bakeries USA Inc. has sued former executive Chris Botticella — allegedly one of the few people on Earth who know how to make Thomas' English Muffins — claiming Botticella will breach a confidentiality agreement and disclose trade secrets in his new job with competitor Hostess Brands Inc.

BBU Inc. subsidiary Bimbo Bakeries USA filed its two-count complaint on Jan. 15 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, naming Botticella as the sole defendant.

Bimbo also filed motions for a temporary restraining...
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