Ohio Utility Can’t Dodge Claims Tied to Lawmaker Bribery Scandal

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that proposed energy surcharges included in Ohio legislation now tainted by the arrest of former House Speaker Larry Householder are a concrete injury that grants standing for residents to pursue racketeering claims against FirstEnergy Corporation.

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Graham Crackers

A federal court in New York ruled that a class action against Whole Foods relating to its alleged mislabeling of graham crackers may proceed. A woman claims she was deceived by a box of “Honey Graham Crackers” because graham is a type of whole-wheat flour, so she believed the crackers contained more of that flour than non-whole-grain flour. She also thought they were sweetened with honey rather than sugar.

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