Trial began in U.S. District Court in Greensboro, N.C., last week in a lawsuit filed by Food Lion, Salisbury, N.C., against ABC-TV's "PrimeTime Live" over a November 1992 broadcast indicating that the chain mishandled meats and other perishables. The suit, which seeks $2.5 billion in damages, charges ABC with fraud, trespassing and other illegal methods of obtaining information. In opening arguments last week, attorneys for Food Lion said ABC had engaged in a pattern of deception because ...
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