Food & Beverage

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Latest News in Food & Beverage

  • December 05, 2022

    Chicago Inks $10M Settlement In Uber Eats Probe

    Chicago has finally signed a $10 million settlement with Uber Eats and Postmates to resolve the city's investigation into purported misconduct by the meal delivery platforms during the pandemic, saying Monday the deal closes a two-year probe into the apps' practice of listing restaurants without their consent.

  • December 05, 2022

    Migrant Workers Sue NC Farms Over Pay, 'Unsanitary' Food

    Migrant farmworkers in eastern North Carolina say they were shortchanged, had their passports confiscated and were forced to pay for meals that were often "cold and covered in flies" by the time they returned from work, according to a proposed federal class and collective action.

  • December 05, 2022

    Minn. Regulators Say Illegal THC Gummies Appealed To Kids

    Minnesota regulators on Monday filed a lawsuit in state court against three affiliated companies for allegedly selling cannabinoid-infused edibles that exceeded the state's potency limits — containing 100 mg of THC instead of the maximum 5 mg — and were unlawfully manufactured to appeal to minors.

  • December 05, 2022

    Insurer Again Asks To Duck Defending Grocer In BIPA Suit

    A grocery chain's insurer again asked an Illinois federal court for an early determination that it need not defend the chain in a suit accusing it of violating Illinois' Biometric Information Privacy Act, saying the statute of limitations had expired for all potentially covered underlying claims.

  • December 05, 2022

    Fed. Circ. Says Fraud Defense Bars Interest Claim On DOD

    The Federal Circuit ruled Monday that the Defense Logistics Agency properly asserted a fraud defense against Supreme Foodservice GmbH in a dispute over payments withheld under a roughly $8 billion food contract, meaning the company is not owed interest for "over-withheld" funds.

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Areas of Coverage

  • AGENCIES
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
  • Farm Service Agency
  • Food and Nutrition Service
  • Food Safety and Inspection Service
  • Grain Inspection, Packers, and Stockyards Administration
  • U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • State and international food and beverage regulators
  • POLICY & REGULATION
  • Food safety regulation
  • Labeling requirements
  • Food import bans and trade restrictions
  • Antitrust and consumer protection controls
  • ENFORCEMENT
  • Food and beverage recalls
  • Food safety actions
  • Merger reviews
  • LITIGATION
  • Mass torts
  • Food safety suits
  • Labor and employment issues
  • International trade disputes
  • Agricultural commodities trading suits
  • Antitrust disputes
  • Breach of contract suits
  • Insurance coverage disputes
  • Environmental issues
  • Bankruptcy proceedings
  • TRANSACTIONS
  • Mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures
  • Share buybacks and stock splits
  • Franchise agreements and real estate deals
  • PROFILES
  • Personnel moves
  • Profiles of food and beverage practices

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  • Policymakers at federal and state agencies
  • Judges and court staff across the U.S.
  • Professors, students, and library staff at every accredited law school in the U.S.
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