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Settlement of Civil Case Alleging Anti Competitive Action


A number of broiler integrators defending a civil lawsuit alleging collusion and price fixing by customers have settled for $104 million.  Defendants include Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation, Tyson Foods, Fieldale Farms, George’s Inc. and Amick Farms among others.  The current settlement approved by the presiding judge follows other settlements in past months.  Plaintiffs in the current lawsuit include restaurant chains and chicken processors.

Approximately $30 million will be assigned to plaintiff’s attorneys with $10 million to cover expenses.

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