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Reuters reports that “Walmart was sued on Wednesday by a Silicon Valley company that accused the largest U.S. retailer of stealing its technology to prolong the shelf life of produce and reduce spoilage … In its $2 billion complaint, Zest Labs and its parent said Walmart's ‘Eden’ technology to preserve fruit and vegetable freshness "looks, sounds, and functions" like its own Zest Fresh technology.”

Zest says that it worked with Walmart for years before Walmart introduced its own version; Walmart said that it will answer the complaint in court.
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