Kevin Boyle

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Food Labeling Advocacy Groups Sue USDA Over GMO Labeling

On Monday, several food labeling focused public interest groups and nonprofits sued Sonny Perdue and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) over concerns with labeling standards under the Bioengineered Food Disclosure Act of 2016, calling them...

Peanut Shellers Must Produce Data in Antitrust Case, Judge Holds

On Friday, the magistrate judge overseeing the Peanut Farmers Antitrust Litigation taking place in the Eastern District of Virginia granted the plaintiffs’ motion to compel defendant Birdsong Corporation to produce certain structured data.  Birdsong filed...

Oil Companies Denied Motion to Intervene in Development Case

On Friday, Anschutz Exploration Corporation (AEC) and Chesapeake Exploration, LLC’s (Chesapeake) motions to intervene in an environmental case concerning oil development on government land were denied.  Judge Ronald E. Bush of the District of Idaho...

BASF, Law Firm to Pay $72.5m Settlement

On Thursday in the District of New Jersey, plaintiffs in the case against BASF Catalysts LLC, et al., filed a motion for preliminary approval of the class settlement agreement.  The terms of the settlement...

Pepperidge Farm Employment Case to Proceed on Retaliation Claim Only

On Thursday, a judge for the Middle District of Florida ordered an employment discrimination case against Pepperidge Farm, Inc. to continue with one count. Pepperidge Farm’s motion to dismiss the amended complaint was granted in...

Hollywood Star Launches Defamation Suit After False CBD Endorsement

Oscar-winning actor and director Clint Eastwood filed suit against Sera Labs, Inc. et al., a CBD retailer for using his name on Wednesday.  Sera Labs allegedly used a “wholly fabricated ‘news article’ about Mr. Eastwood...