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Del Monte Didn't Defy Fruit Labeling Order, Judge Says

Law360, New York (September 22, 2015, 4:03 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge ruled that Del Monte Corp. didn't violate an injunction in a false labeling suit over unnecessarily refrigerated packaged fruit on Monday, refusing to hand Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. more damages than the $13 million it won at trial.

Del Monte's fresh produce division was sold off in 1989 and became Fresh Del Monte. The spinoff company secured a licensing agreement that year. (Credit: AP) In 2012, a jury found Del Monte liable for selling certain packaged fruit products in the refrigerated section, thereby misleading customers to think they were fresh and violating a license agreement...

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New York Southern

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Contract: Other


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Date Filed

October 14, 2008

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