Chobani Can't DQ Attys In 'All Natural' Labeling Suit

Law360, New York (August 5, 2013, 6:23 PM EDT) -- A federal judge overseeing a suit over the alleged mislabeling of Chobani Inc. products on Friday barred a food industry group that had consulted with the yogurt maker and also worked with the plaintiffs' attorneys in separate litigation, but she denied Chobani's bid to disqualify the attorneys.

U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh found that Chobani had a confidential relationship with EAS Consulting Group, which specializes in U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulatory matters, and disclosed to EAS confidential information relevant to the current litigation, such that...
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