False Advertising Suit Against Tyson To Move Forward

Law360, New York (April 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has denied a bid to dismiss a false advertising case against Tyson Foods Inc. that accuses the company of misleading consumers by claiming its chickens are raised without certain antibiotics.

U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett issued a ruling from the bench Thursday denying Tyson's motion to toss the suit but withheld judgment on a request from plaintiffs Sanderson Farms Inc. and Perdue Farms Inc. for a preliminary injunction in the case.

The judge plans to issue a ruling on that request within...
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