Proposed Bar Harbor Area Salmon Farm Drops Lawsuit, Plans to Reapply for State Permits

The company that wants to build a salmon farm in the Bar Harbor area dropped its lawsuit against the state Monday and plans to resubmit its application for approvals, a company spokesman said Tuesday.

Smithfield Foods Settles Pork Price-Fixing Lawsuit for $42M

July 8, 2022 Associated Press

Smithfield Foods will pay restaurants and caterers $42 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the giant meat producer of conspiring to inflate pork prices, which will likely only add to concerns about how the lack of competition in the industry affects meat prices.

Federal Judge: Order Keeping Meatpackers Open Can’t Shield Tyson Foods in Lawsuit

A lawsuit claiming Tyson Foods’ negligence contributed to a Waterloo worker’s death is returning to state court after a federal judge rejected the company’s claims it was acting as directed by federal officials.

California Sues Seafood Companies Over Alleged Lead, Cadmium

December 31, 2020 Associated Press

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra sued five seafood companies on Tuesday, alleging they have sold fish that contains lead and cadmium in the state without legally required warnings.

Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. Lawsuit Dismissed in State of Texas

August 18, 2020 Cal-Maine Foods, Inc.

Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. today issued the following statement regarding dismissal of the State of Texas lawsuit alleging that the Company engaged in price-gouging during the COVID-19 pandemic.