B&D Sues Unique Biotech and Execs for Stealing Confidential Information

STEVE MYERS | October 7, 2016

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B&D Nutritional Ingredients filed a lawsuit Oct. 3 in U.S. District Court in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, alleging Unique Biotech and several executives stole protected B&D information that allowed Unique Biotech to steal B&D customers. B&D has never initiated a lawsuit in its 23 years in business. I was so disappointed in the allegations we have now had to file regarding Unique Bio Ingredients and the other defendants named in the case," said William Van Dyke, president of B&D Nutritional Ingredients.

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