Judge Blocks Cracker Barrel From Grocery Shelf

A federal judge in Chicago has temporarily blocked Cracker Barrel Old Country Store from selling branded meats and other food items in grocery stores. The lawyers of the restaurant chain indicated they plan to appeal U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman’s…

A federal court on Friday denied Kraft Foods Inc.’s request to block Starbucks Corp. from taking over the distribution of Starbucks-branded packaged coffee on March 1. The coffee-house chain is seeking to end a 12-year-old arrangement under which Kraft has…