Emily Ashcraft

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Farmers Seek to “Opt Out” of Lawsuit Against USDA Loan Program to Pursue Claims Separately

A group of farmers and ranchers  asked the Northern District of Texas to allow them to “opt out” of the certified classes in a lawsuit contesting a U.S. Department of Agriculture loan program available only...

Employees Claim DuPont Merger Ruined Their Retirement Plans

Two employees claimed in an Eastern District of Pennsylvania class-action complaint against Corteva on Friday that the DuPont and Dow merger eliminated and modified the benefit and pension plan that they were told they would...

Class Action Complaint Claims Betty Crocker Brownies Do Not Contain Enough Fudge

Donna Burns alleged in a class-action complaint before the Southern District of Illinois that the Betty Crocker brand dry Fudge Brownie Mix, sold by General Mills Sales Inc., is sold under a misleading label and...

Baby Food Lawsuits Against Nurture Consolidated in Southern District of New York

The Southern District of New York decided to consolidate multiple cases against Nurture alleging that its baby foods contain levels of heavy metals that could be dangerous to children.  Similar lawsuits have been filed against...

EPA Announces New Draft Method to Test for 40 PFAS Compounds

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced in a press release on Thursday that it published a draft for the first validated PFAS test, developed in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Defense. The test uses...

Court Dismisses Marijuana Seizure Claims Against California County

In an order filed on Wednesday, Eastern District of California Judge Troy L. Nunley dismissed claims against Shasta County in a lawsuit alleging that it violated the Fourth Amendment and the Fourteenth Amendment by creating...