ConAgra, Kraft Say Food Storage Co. Flouted $59M Deal

Law360, Chicago (February 8, 2013, 3:55 PM EST) -- Refrigerated storage company Americold Logistics LLC breached a $58.7 million settlement agreement with ConAgra Foods Inc., Kraft Foodservice Inc., Safeway Inc. and others after a lengthy battle over insurance coverage, the food companies claim in a suit removed to Kansas federal court Thursday.

In the complaint lodged in state court in September, the plaintiffs, a group that also includes Swift-Eckrich Inc. and Phillips Connections Inc., asked the court to enter judgments against Americold that the defendant had agreed to under their 1994 settlement, but that were...
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