Haribo and Lindt Gold Bear case

Haribo and Lindt in Gold Bear trademark dispute

By Oliver Nieburg

German candy firm Haribo and Swiss chocolatier Lindt & Sprüngli are locked in a legal battle in a German court over a trademark for products in the form of a golden bear.


Judge upholds USDA requirement for raw almond pasteurization

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

A federal judge has again upheld a US Department of Agriculture (USDA) rule that US raw almonds must be pasteurized in order to mitigate risk of salmonella, after organic almond growers challenged the rule.