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A California federal judge on Tuesday refused to quickly end a class action over a frozen berry mix sold by Costco that was supposedly contaminated with hepatitis A, nixing claims alleging emotional distress caused by fear of contracting the disease but allowing the rest to proceed.
A California judge on Tuesday refused to disqualify Venable LLP from defending a Los Angeles restaurateur in a Chinese EB-5 visa hopeful's suit alleging the restaurateur mismanaged his $1 million investment in two restaurants, saying Venable's use of purportedly privileged documents doesn't warrant disqualification.
Quality Egg LLC executives Austin “Jack” DeCoster and his son Peter DeCoster have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review their jail sentences related to a national salmonella outbreak, saying individuals cannot get jail time for vicarious liability offenses.
Jenner & Block LLP’s food-and-beverage practice had a hand in two billion-dollar deals this year, US Foods’ May IPO and the marriage between Snyder’s-Lance and Diamond Foods, making it one of Law360’s Practice Groups of the Year.
A Delaware federal judge has denied liquid sweetener maker TC Heartland LLC a stay of an infringement suit from Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC over Heartland's concentrated liquid dispensers while the U.S. Supreme Court considers a dispute over where patent cases can be heard.