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Lawsuit filed against Fresh Express in Listeria outbreak miscarriage

- General News
The Law Firm of Wapner Newman filed a lawsuit involving the death of an unborn child caused by Listeria. The first-time expectant mother ingested baby spinach made by Fresh Express and sold at Fresh Grocer that, unbeknownst to her, was contaminated with Listeria. 

Roe v. Wade, Roundup, and the Supreme Court

- Analysis
The Supreme Court’s overturning of the Roe v. Wade abortion decision has been at the top of the news for the last couple of weeks. The mainstream press has paid less attention to another Supreme Court ruling, which took place on June 21.

Supreme Court ditches Roundup

- General News
People buying Roundup, aka glyphosate, to spray on backyard dandelions may not be aware of a new Supreme Court decision affecting their favorite herbicide. But agriculture groups are likely aware, and they say the decision could harm growers in several ways.

Marler Clark files fifth federal lawsuit for onion salmonella outbreak

- General News
A fifth lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Florida resident, Sherie Jenkins, against ProSource Produce, LLC.

UPDATED: Jury awards $7.6MM in wrongful death lawsuit involving Washington apple delivery

- General News
A Los Angeles jury awarded $7.619 million to the family of a man who died from the injuries he sustained after a collision between his pickup truck and a tractor trailer that had stopped in the middle of a state highway in Washington while attempting to making an unsafe left turn.

AppHarvest investors file class action lawsuit after losses

- General News
The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of persons and entities that purchased or otherwise acquired AppHarvest, Inc. securities between May 17, 2021 and August 10, 2021, inclusive.

California fruit broker pleads guilty to crop insurance fraud

- General News
California Central Valley fruit broker Ralph Hackett pleaded guilty August 9 to aiding and abetting mail fraud and agreed to pay $650,000 in criminal restitution for helping another individual submit a fraudulent crop insurance claim for table grapes.

Albertsons faces lawsuit stemming from fatal truck crash and ELD violations

- Retail
The families of three Air Force service members killed in a 2018 truck crash have filed for punitive damages against Albertsons Companies, Krujex Freight Transportation Corp. (KFTC), Penhall Company, and Specialty Construction Supply Company for their roles in causing the fatal accident.

AgroFresh reaches patent infringement settlement with Decco Post-Harvest

- General News
AgroFresh Solutions, Inc., a global leader in produce freshness solutions, today announced the company has reached a settlement in its ongoing litigation against Decco Post-Harvest, Inc. and Decco’s parent company, UPL Limited.

Justice Department responds on behalf of USDA in organic lawsuit

- General News
The Coalition for Sustainable Organics (CSO) is heartened by the initial response of the Department of Justice to defend organic growers’ rights to incorporate appropriate and legitimate growing techniques in their organic operations.