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Walmart Awarded a New Trial in Patent Case Over Grocery Freshness Technology

Walmart will receive a new trial in a lawsuit it faced from Zest Labs Inc. over grocery freshness technology in its stores.

A federal jury previously awarded Zest $115 million in damages after reaching a verdict that Walmart had received a demonstration of startup Zest’s technology and then used it in Walmart’s Eden system, according to Law360.

The Eden system “involves attaching tracking devices to produce as it travels between farms, distribution centers and stores, and using that data to predict the exact day the food will spoil,” Law360 reported, saying the system projects to save Walmart $15 million during the next decade.

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