Arcadia Biosciences Inc. infringes six patents covering high-fiber wheat, an April 1 complaint in the District of Delaware alleges.

According to the complaint, Arcadia’s research and development of high-fiber wheat and its GoodWheat wheat flour, sale and marketing of the flour, and use of the flour in its bread, cereal, and pasta products infringes Arista Cereal Technologies Pty Ltd.'s patents. Bay State Milling Co. is the exclusive licensee of Arista’s patents.

Arista’s patents cover high-amylose wheat and methods of using the wheat to improve bowel health. Arista asserts that Arcadia applied for its patents despite its knowledge of the Arista...