WASHINGTON — Whole Foods Market on Tuesday stepped up its defense in its ongoing tangle with the Federal Trade Commission, filing a complaint in U.S. District Court seeking to bar the FTC from conducting an administrative trial on the legality of Whole Foods’ 2007 acquisition of rival Wild Oats Markets. The retailer alleges the FTC violated its right to due process by prejudging the case against it and by “rushing to trial.” The complaint calls for the court to issue an injunction barring ...
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