United Natural Tries To Gag Ex-Execs In Secrets Suit

Law360, New York (June 23, 2010, 6:24 PM EDT) -- United Natural Foods Inc. and subsidiary Albert’s Organics Inc. are seeking a restraining order to prevent the former president and vice president of Albert’s from divulging trade secrets in violation of employment contracts, following their jump to competitor Freshpack Produce Inc.

The plaintiffs on Tuesday urged Judge Janet Bond Arterton of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut to block former Albert’s president Barclay Hope and former vice president James Hagen from reporting for duty at Freshpack and poaching Albert’s customers and employees....
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