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Norwalk's Pepperidge Farm Files Milano Cookie Lawsuit Against Trader Joe's

The Milano is a popular cookie made by Pepperidge Farm, based in Norwalk.
The Milano is a popular cookie made by Pepperidge Farm, based in Norwalk. Photo Credit: Pepperidge Farm

NORWALK, Conn. -- Norwalk-based Pepperidge Farm Inc. has filed a lawsuit against Trader Joe's Co. for trademark infringement, alleging the company's cookie appears similar to its Milano cookie, according to Reuters.

The lawsuit filed last week in federal court in New Haven alleges the company is "confusing shoppers" by selling its Trader Joe's Crispy Cookies, the report says.

A Trader Joe's spokeswoman did not comment on the lawsuit, according to the report.

The lawsuit also alleges Trader Joe's packages their cookies similarly, says Reuters.

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