Emily Ashcraft

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Tyson Foods Sued for Failing to Contribute to Trust

Trustees of the Northern California UFCW Wholesale Health and Welfare Trust Fund filed a legal complaint against Tyson Foods, Inc. for breaching an employee union contract. Tyson agreed to pay the plaintiff a monthly amount...

USDA COVID-19 Funds for Farmers Excludes Hemp, Tobacco

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released information earlier this week about the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) which is meant to provide aid to farmers and ranchers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. It...

Honey Company Requests Dismissal of Lawsuit Claiming False Messaging

North Dallas Honey Company is seeking a dismissal in a case alleging the plaintiffs failed to adequately argue fraudulent misrepresentation or that a false representation was done recklessly. The company filed a motion to dismiss...

Environmental Non-Profits Allege Scrap Metal Recycler is Contributing to Tampa Bay Pollution

Trademark Metals Recycling, LLC, a scrap metal recycler, received a lawsuit for discharging polluted stormwater from recycling yards into Florida bays. The lawsuit claims they are violating the Clean Water Act and a Florida’s Multi-Sector...

Food Lion files Antitrust Suit against Dairy Farmers of America

Grocery chain Food Lion filed a lawsuit against Dairy Farmers of America alleging that their purchase of processing plants from Dean Food Company, who recently filed bankruptcy, constitutes anti-competitive activity. “DFA’s ownership of the majority...

Petition for Certiorari in Cannabis Employment Law Case

A petition for a writ of certiorari before the Supreme Court of the United States requests that the Court examine whether federal employment laws apply to the marijuana industry. The petition, filed by Helix TCS,...