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What is the Controversy about Dean Foods ?

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Asked by jameel ahmed, 28 Dec '10 06:06 pm
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BOSTON, 2007 -- Socially concerned investors for the second year in a row have filed a shareholder proposal asking Dean Foods Co. to report to shareholders how it is responding to widespread concern that industrial-scale organic dairies, supplying milk for its Horizon Organic brand, violate consumer trust, seriously jeopardizing share value.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 28 Dec '10 06:48 pm

 
  
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Boss the company was sued by seven former employers and the details available in Wikipedia.
Answered by anantharaman, 28 Dec '10 07:29 pm

 
  
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In 2001, the company was sued by seven former employers. The employees alleged that the company did not protect them from harassment by fellow workers in the workplace. The alleged harassment activity included the posting of swastikas and KKK graffiti as well as rope nooses and Confederate flags. The incidents are said to have taken place between 1993 to 2000. The case was settled in May 2003 when plaintiffs agreed to a $3.3 million, out of court, settlement.
In 2003 two shareholders filed lawsuits against Dean Foods and Horizon Organic Holding Corp. alleging that Dean paid too little in their agreement to acquire the company. The lawsuits, which seek class-action status, also allege neither company met their legal obligation to satisfy the interests of the Horizon Organic shareholders. Executives at Dean Foods said the lawsuits were without merit. Dean Foods settled with the shareholders in May 2007.
On May 12, 2008 Cornucopia filed another complaint with the USDA declaring that Dea ...more
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Answered by zohra imam, 28 Dec '10 06:12 pm

 
  
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