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The Federal Trade Commission is poised to file a law suit against McCormick & Co., Sparks, Md., according to industry sources. The suit would allege the company paid different allowances, mostly in the form of discounts, to retailers for shelf space and good position for its spice products. Should the manufacturer be found at fault, retailers who solicited payments or even knew about them could also

The Federal Trade Commission is poised to file a law suit against McCormick & Co., Sparks, Md., according to industry sources. The suit would allege the company paid different allowances, mostly in the form of discounts, to retailers for shelf space and good position for its spice products. Should the manufacturer be found at fault, retailers who solicited payments or even knew about them could also come under fire.

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