Judge Finds Retailer Did Not Breach Contract In Ending Business Agreement

CHICAGO - An Illinois federal judge on June 24 dismissed breach of contract and discrimination claims asserted by a syrup maker and its owner in relation to an allegedly moldy product, finding that a retailer and various individuals did not breach any legal contract with the owner or discriminate against him when they terminated the parties' business relationship (Margie's Brand Inc., et al. v. Safeways Inc., et al., No. 12-7918, N.D. Ill.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 88403).

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