FTC Asks Court To Boot Whole Foods Counterattack

Law360, New York (December 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has asked a court to toss a suit recently filed against it by Whole Foods Market Inc. challenging the commission's administrative proceedings, arguing that the court lacks jurisdiction.

In a motion filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the FTC asked the court to transfer the case to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit if it doesn't choose to dismiss the complaint.

Since appellate courts have exclusive jurisdiction over final FTC orders, the...
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