Sales declined 2.6 percent at established locations for the three months ended July 3 as customer visits dropped.
The lawsuit maintains that it actually hurts the agriculture industry by restricting business tools available to farmers, lowering the value of their operations, discriminating against residents of other states and interfering with interstate commerce.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said in April it would buy up to $13 million in wild blueberries to help with falling prices and over-supply.
Shareholders approved the merger of agriculture and chemicals companies DuPont and Dow Chemical last week.
The maker of beverages such as 7Up, Sunkist and Mott’s posted revenue of $1.7 billion in the period.
The world’s biggest soda maker said its global volume for the second quarter was flat from a year ago.
Thirty-eight-year-old Kevin Myers acknowledged Tuesday that he received $651,000 in kickbacks while purchasing director at Utz Quality Foods.
The Food Safety and Inspection Service says 14 people have gotten sick. The investigation is ongoing.
AB InBev shares, which are denominated in euros, have risen 3.2 percent and the pound plunged against the European currency after the referendum on Britain’s exit from the EU.
Sales rose 1.8 percent at established U.S. locations in the period. Analysts expected growth of 3.4 percent.
Shareholders approved the merger of agriculture and chemicals companies Dow and DuPont last week. Once complete, the century-old companies plan to break up into three parts.
Though not as dire as the West Coast drought of five-years running, the dry, hot weather has stressed farms and gardens, prompted water restrictions and bans in many towns and threatened to bring more wildfires than usual.
Pecan growers are asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the exception, saying the pesticide is the only way to combat a black pecan aphid infestation.
So far in July, Chipotle said, sales are improving further after the launch of its first loyalty program that rewards people for frequent visits.