posted on January 9, 2015 at 5:12 PM
An environmental advocacy group is suing the Obama administration in federal court for refusing to release documents detailing the extent of fracking in the Gulf of Mexico.
posted on December 24, 2014 at 3:48 PM
Safeway says it has pulled prepackaged caramel apples from its shelves. The statement came a day after the family of a person who died from a listeria infection linked to the fruit sued the grocery company.
posted on November 14, 2014 at 2:38 PM
Two agricultural companies sued Maui County on Thursday to challenge a new law banning the cultivation of genetically modified organisms.
posted on November 14, 2014 at 2:35 PM
Monsanto Co. said Wednesday it will pay nearly $2.4 million to settle a dispute with farmers in the Pacific Northwest over genetically modified wheat.
posted on October 17, 2014 at 2:51 PM
Southern Illinois landowners are suing the state for failing to implement hydraulic fracturing, calling the long-running process for adopting rules governing the oil and gas extraction method tantamount to illegal government seizure of property...
posted on September 26, 2014 at 3:37 PM
A Chicago law firm is suing Templeton Rye, alleging that the Iowa company broke consumer protection laws and misled drinkers with stories of its whiskey's origins.
posted on June 13, 2014 at 1:50 PM
A judge has turned aside an administration effort to quash subpoenas to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, whose testimony is being sought in a lawsuit filed against the late blogger Andrew Breitbart.
posted on August 30, 2013 at 11:12 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's an unusual twist for Washington these days: There's money left over from a $680 million settlement the federal government awarded American Indian farmers in 2010 after decades of discrimination.
A three-year claims...
posted on June 14, 2013 at 2:57 PM
BPI officials have long insisted that the product is safe and healthy, and blamed the closure of three plants and roughly 700 layoffs on what they viewed as a smear campaign.
posted on June 7, 2013 at 4:13 PM
A Kansas farmer has sued seed giant Monsanto over last week's discovery of genetically engineered experimental wheat in an 80-acre field in Oregon, claiming the company's gross negligence hurt U.S. growers by driving down wheat prices and...
posted on December 28, 2012 at 11:17 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An animal rights group will pay Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus $9.3 million to settle its part of a lawsuit stemming from claims the circus abused its elephants.
The circus company's owners announced the...
posted on November 2, 2012 at 4:54 PM
Current and former workers dating back to 2006 could claim payments from a $271,000 pot.
posted on November 2, 2012 at 4:40 PM
The lawsuit seeks a declaration that the Youth Expo has no enforceable claim for the state to appropriate money for the expo.
posted on September 14, 2012 at 3:51 PM
Beef Products Inc. has filed a defamation lawsuit against ABC News for its coverage of a meat product that critics dubbed "pink slime," alleging the network misled consumers to believe the product is unhealthy and unsafe.