Food & Beverage

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Latest News in Food & Beverage

  • November 24, 2021

    Cargill Wants Insurer To Cover $44M Worker Kickback Losses

    Cargill Inc. on Wednesday asked a Minnesota federal court to order its insurer to cover the $44.7 million loss the company said was the result of a bribery and kickback scheme involving former employees, claiming that the loss is covered under its commercial crime policy.

  • November 24, 2021

    Seafood Biz Owner Gets Probation For H-2B Visa Fraud

    A federal judge sentenced a Maryland seafood wholesaler to three years of probation and a $240,000 fine after its owner admitted the company effectively underpaid its H-2B guest workers by having them perform work outside the scope of their visas.

  • November 24, 2021

    Jury Awards Liquor Distributor $11.75M Against Jagermeister

    A Missouri federal jury awarded $11.75 million in damages Monday to beverage distributor Major Brands Inc., determining that liquor manufacturer Mast-Jagermeister violated Missouri's Franchise Act by attempting to terminate without cause Major Brand's role as Jagermeister's distributor in Missouri and replace it with national distributor Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits.

  • November 24, 2021

    GOP Lawmakers Urge Tai To Oppose COVID Vaccine IP Waiver

    In a letter Wednesday spelling out their priorities for the World Trade Organization's upcoming summit, Republican leaders on congressional trade committees urged U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai to stand against a waiver of intellectual property protections on COVID-19 vaccines.

  • November 24, 2021

    Court Sides With Celebrity Chef In By Chloe Brand Fight

    A New York federal judge Wednesday reaffirmed a year-and-a-half-old arbitration decision that celebrity chef Chloe Coscarelli is entitled to a half share of her By Chloe restaurant chain now that the business has emerged from a COVID-caused bankruptcy.

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Food & Beverage

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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  • Executives and attorneys in the food and beverage industries
  • Information experts at law firms, agencies, and companies
  • 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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