Baking Giants Fight Over Bread In Pension Plan

Law360, New York (June 22, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The battle between two baking company giants over the handling of a pension plan will reach a courtroom next week, with Bankrupt Interstate Bakeries Corp. accusing Sara Lee Corp. of illegally interfering with its bankruptcy.

Bankrupt Interstate Bakeries Corporation, which makes Hostess, Butternut and Wonder brand products, says that rival Sara Lee Corp. is interfering with its bankruptcy by filing a lawsuit over the administration of a pension plan.

Interstate, based in Kansas City, Mo., is not named in Sara Lee’s lawsuit against the American Bakers...
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