Purdue, Texas Best Settle $5M Military Rations Suit

Law360, New York (September 4, 2009, 1:25 PM EDT) -- Poultry purveyor Purdue Farms Inc. has reached an agreement with Texas Best Authentic Food Products LP, ending a breach of contract dispute in which Purdue accused Texas Best and its Dubai-based partners of withholding $5.1 million in payments and profits related to the sale of Purdue products to the U.S. Military in the Middle East.

Federal Judge J. Frederick Motz of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland dismissed the case Thursday, stating that a settlement had been reached and that each party would...
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