Emily Ashcraft

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Cheese Co. Sues Cargill After Rocks Found in Salt Delivery

Great Lakes Cheese claimed in a New York Supreme Court complaint on Thursday that the salt silo at its Adams, New York facility was contaminated after Cargill sent it salt which contained rocks in...

Plaintiff Claims Negligence From Rose Acre Farms and Cracker Barrel Caused Her Sickness

A complaint filed in the District of Massachusetts on Thursday claimed that Rose Acre Farms Inc. and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. are at fault for the illnesses the plaintiff received after eating eggs...

Insurance Company Appeals Judgment for Perdue Farms Finding it Must Cover Antitrust Harms

After Perdue Farms Inc. was granted summary judgment by the District of Maryland in a lawsuit where it claimed its insurance company, National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh PA, should pay for costs incurred...

ANALYTICS: One Lawyer’s Fight Against Fraudulent Food Advertising

Spencer Sheehan, a New York lawyer with Sheehan & Associates PC, has appeared frequently in court and in Law Street Media. The cases often concern what Sheehan described as small instances of consumer harm,...

‘Closer to Zero’ Plan to Reduce Toxic Metals in Baby Food Released by FDA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a plan to reduce childrens’ exposure to toxic elements through consumption of baby foods on Thursday known as “Closer to Zero.” A statement from the FDA explained that...

EPA Seeks Partial Dismissal in Dicamba Registration Lawsuit Filed by Farmers Associations

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) asked the District of Columbia District Court on Tuesday to dismiss two counts of a four-count complaint against its registration of the Dicamba herbicide; specifically, Count 2, purporting that the...