Grocer sues K.C.-based Dairy Farmers of America

Thursday, January 1, 2009 | 5:07 p.m. CST

HARTFORD, Conn. — Grocer Stew Leonard's Inc. is suing Kansas City-based Dairy Farmers of America Inc., accusing the dairy marketing association of buying large amounts of cheese to distort the market in an attempt to manipulate and raise the price of raw milk and processed dairy products.