H.J. Heinz Company and Milnot Holding Corp

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FTC v. H.J. Heinz Company and Milnot Holding Corp.
FTC Matter/File Number:

0010137

Civil Action Number:

100CV01688

Enforcement Type:

Federal Injunctions

Case Summary

The U.S. District Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia reversed the federal district court decision and granted the Commission’s request for entry of a preliminary injunction to enjoined Heinz’s proposed acquisition of Milnot Holding Company, the owner of the Beech-Nut Nutrition Corporation. Within minutes of the Appeals Court decision, the parties abandoned the transaction.