Trade Orgs Linked To Dairy Co-Op Can't Be Friends Of Court

Law360 (August 25, 2020, 8:25 PM EDT) -- A dairy farm co-op accused of using anti-competitive tactics to bring farmers into the fold can't get any help from its industry friends, a Vermont federal court has ruled, denying a bid from three groups to file an amicus brief.

On Monday, U.S. District Judge Christina Reiss sided with the suing dairy farmers, who argue that the three entities seeking to add their two cents are essentially proxies of defendant Dairy Farmers of America. While the judge didn't go that far in her ruling, she did find that a bank and pair of trade associations are too entangled with the co-op to...

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