Whole Foods Merger Critics File Amicus Brief

Law360, New York (August 23, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Three non-profit advocacy groups have filed an amicus brief in support of the Federal Trade's Commission's bid for a stay while the FTC appeals a district court decision not to issue a preliminary injunction blocking the merger between Whole Foods Market Inc. and Wild Oats Markets Inc.

On Thursday, the American Antitrust Institute, The Consumer Federation of America and the Organization for Competitive Markets filed the amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, urging the appeals court to grant...
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