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American Crystal CEO Berg ordered to testify


FARGO — David Berg will have to wade into the sour legal dispute between the sugar and corn syrup industries despite his efforts to avoid testifying.

U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson rejected a motion by Berg, president and chief executive officer of American Crystal Sugar, to throw out a subpoena by lawyers representing the corn syrup industry.

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Patrick Springer
Patrick Springer first joined the reporting staff of The Forum in 1985. He can be reached by calling 701-241-5522. Have a comment to share about a story? Letters to the editor should include author’s name, address and phone number. Generally, letters should be no longer than 250 words. All letters are subject to editing. Send to