FTC Appeals Order In Whole Foods Case

Law360, New York (August 17, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Federal Trade Commission has challenged a district judge’s ruling denying the Commission’s demand for a preliminary injunction on a merger between Whole Foods Market Inc. and Wild Oats Markets Inc.

The FTC said in a court filing on Friday it plans to appeal the decision to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit after Judge Paul L. Friedman of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia refused to block the combination of the two largest natural food stores in...
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