Dannon, Chobani Battle Over Discovery In False Ad Suit

Law360, New York (February 11, 2016, 12:26 PM EST) -- Yogurt makers Dannon and Chobani exchanged a pair of tense letters Wednesday in New York federal court arguing whether discovery should proceed in a dispute over Chobani's ad campaign suggesting that yogurt made by Dannon is sweetened with an ingredient that is part chlorine.

The day began with a letter from Chobani LLC to U.S. Magistrate Judge David E. Peebles contesting Dannon Co.'s insistence on proceeding with discovery, despite not yet having a conference to discuss the evidence, as well as Chobani's pending motion for a New York federal judge to reconsider his previous order that Chobani pull the plug on...

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