Emily Ashcraft

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Maines Paper & Food Service Files for Bankruptcy Amid Acqusition, Lawsuits

Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the Delaware Bankruptcy Court on June 9 after months of business struggles caused primarily by the COVID-19 pandemic and closures or reduced business...

Trustee Argues Bankruptcy Judge Cannot Reject Cannabis Patent Agreement

United States Trustee Patrick S. Layng objected to a motion from a bankrupt cannabis company to change patent agreements because the debtor “appear(s) to be engaged in the marijuana industry” and is doing business that...

District Court Rules Heinz can use “Mayochup” Trademark

H.J. Heinz Company Brands LLC and Kraft Heinz Foods Company can now freely use the trademark for their product “Mayochup” after a judgment in their favor in the Eastern District of Louisiana.

EPA Issues Cancellation Order for Three Dicamba Products, Allowing Use through July

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Final Cancellation Order for Xtendimax with Vaporgrip Technology, Engenia, and FeXapan, three pesticide products containing dicamba as an active ingredient. This comes after the Ninth Circuit Court ruled...

Appeals Court Vacates One EPA Mercury Exemption, Says Others May Continue

The Second Court of Appeals ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) exemption to mercury reporting requirements for products with mercury-added components is unlawful but that other exemptions can continue. The...

Lawsuit Against Nestle for White Chocolate Branding Dismissed

The Northern District of California granted Nestle’s motion to dismiss in a lawsuit alleging the packaging for Nestle Toll House’s Premier White Morsels is misleading because the product does not contain white chocolate.