Quaker Sues FCB in Federal Court

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CHICAGO — Pepsi-owned Quaker Oats has sued its longtime agency, FCB Worldwide, in U.S. District Court in an effort to stop the shop from working on rival Coca-Cola’s Powerade.

The federal lawsuit follows action by Pepsico in Cook County Circuit Court last week against FCB. That suit resulted in a temporary injunction that bars employees of the agency who worked on Pepsi’s Aquafina from meeting with Coke over its Dasani water brand.

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