Ms Desma Polydorou

Desma Polydorou



Unscrambling the (Organic) Egg? Persistence Pays Off for FTC against Whole Foods
USA | 04 November 2008

The US Court of Appeals for the District of Colombia has reversed a lower court decision allowing Whole Foods Market Inc to purchase rival Wild Oats Markets Inc. The Federal Trade Commission will undoubtedly be bolder in future merger challenges, given that its perseverance in prosecuting the Whole Foods Case has been rewarded by an arguably more relaxed burden in seeking injunctive relief in future.