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Chipotle: People who eat GM foods are not themselves genetically modified. The same applies to cows fed GM feed…

Chipotle vows to fight ‘meritless’ GMO lawsuit, but case highlights legal minefield over Non-GMO claims

Chipotle says it will vigorously defend a “meritless and unfair” class action lawsuit accusing it of falsely advertising its wares as non-GMO because it sells meat and dairy products from animals fed GM feed, and soft drinks from third parties such as Coca-Cola containing sweeteners from GM corn.

New CEO wants to make BFY Holdings global leader in healthier snacks segment

PopCorners manufacturer BFY Holdings is on a mission to become a global leader in the booming better-for-you snack category and to help it the company has tapped an industry veteran with substantial leadership experience as its new president and CEO. 

Judge tosses most claims in unfair competition lawsuit vs Nestlé Waters North America, but allows some to proceed

A New York federal judge has dismissed most claims in a lawsuit accusing Nestlé Waters North America of “deceptive, fraudulent and predatory behavior” in a bid to drive a small competitor out of business, but allowed two claims to proceed.

Nestlé USA accuses FIT CRUNCH bar maker of trademark infringement over ‘confusingly similar’ logo and packaging

FIT CRUNCH - baked protein bars developed by celebrity chef Robert Irvine and FortiFX founder Sean Perich – are sold in “packages nearly identical” to Nestlé’s CRUNCH chocolate bars, alleges Nestlé USA in a lawsuit accusing FIT CRUNCH brand owner Pervine Foods of trademark infringement.  

Ongoing pricing tension between retailers, manufacturers threatens margins, IRI research reveals

Many consumers are cautiously optimistic that their financial situation is improving, but they continue to buy groceries based primarily on price and value – creating friction between manufacturers and retailers, IRI research reveals. 

Class-action baked bread lawsuit dismissed against Whole Foods and other grocers

Three class-action lawsuits claiming grocers fooled shoppers into believing bread was freshly made in stores were dismissed by a United States District Court judge last week.

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