After Ðalmost five years of intensive litigationÐ and millions of pages of documents, lawyers for Dairy Farmers of America and a group of northeastern U.S. dairy farmers have agreed to settle a class action antitrust suit for $50 million, to be paid by DFA and an affi
The European Union (EU) is set to decide whether to grant Denmark exclusive use of the name 0Havarti0 within its member states. It0s just the latest attempt by a European state to protect food product names through geographical indication (GI) rules that many, i
Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi, who combined southern charm and steely determination to become one of the most effective lawmakers of his generation, fought off a tea party rebellion Tuesday to win the Republican nomination to serve a seventh term, defeating 41-year-old S
Attorney General Eric Holder will leave office after six years with an antitrust record that disappointed many who thought that he would move more vigorously to arrest further concentration in the food processing and farm input industries.
The United States and European Union opened talks on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) nearly a year ago, deeply conflicted over their respective approaches to food safety, agricultural biotechnology and the names of certain foods.