Dole Food Going Private Proposal Investigated by the Securities Attorneys at The Briscoe Law Firm and Powers Taylor, LLP

  Dole Food Going Private Proposal Investigated by the Securities Attorneys at
  The Briscoe Law Firm and Powers Taylor, LLP

Business Wire

DALLAS -- August 12, 2013

Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie
Briscoe and the securities litigation firm of Powers Taylor, LLP are
investigating potential legal claims against the Board of Directors of Dole
Food Company (“Dole”) (NYSE: DOLE) related to a going private proposal from
its Chairman. Under the terms of the proposal, worth approximately $1.6
billion, Dole’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. David H. Murdock,
would acquire all outstanding shares of Dole’s common stock for $13.50 per
share, well below the 52-week high of $15.19.

If you are an affected investor, and you want to learn more about the lawsuit
or join the action, please contact Willie Briscoe at The Briscoe Law Firm,
PLLC, (214) 239-4568, via email at WBriscoe@TheBriscoeLawFirm.com or Zach
Groover at Powers Taylor, LLP, toll free (877) 728-9607 or via e-mail at
shareholder@powerstaylor.com. There is no cost or fee to you.

According to shareholder rights attorney Willie Briscoe, “The investigation
relates to the fairness of the proposed transaction to Dole shareholders and
whether the Board of Directors is adequately shopping the company in order to
obtain the best possible price for the shareholders. In addition, the firms
are actively investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other
violations of state law by the Board of Directors of Dole in connection with
the potential approval of this transaction, and whether Dole’s Board of
Directors is acting in the shareholders’ best interests.”

The Briscoe Law Firm, PLLC is a full service business litigation and
shareholder rights advocacy firm with more than 20 years of experience in
complex litigation and transactional matters.

Powers Taylor, LLP is a boutique litigation law firm that handles a variety of
complex business litigation matters, including claims of investor and
stockholder fraud, shareholder oppression, shareholder derivative suits, and
security class actions.

Contact:

The Briscoe Law Firm, PLLC
Willie Briscoe, 214-239-4568
WBriscoe@TheBriscoeLawFirm.com
or
Powers Taylor, LLP
Zach Groover, 877-728-9607
shareholder@powerstaylor.com