Price-Fixing Scandal: Poultry Firms Accused Of Plucking With Prices

Recently, Maplevale Farms, one of America’s top food distributors, along with other food distributors filed a class-action, anti-trust lawsuit alleging that major chicken suppliers are in cahoots in a large-scale price-fixing scheme.

The suit alleges that chicken firms— to include the “Big Four,” Tyson Foods, Pilgrim’s Pride, Perdue, and Sanderson Farms— “conspired and combined to fix, raise, maintain, and stabilize the price of Broilers” (chicken raised just for eating). Broilers make up 98 percent of the chicken market. Read more.


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Denise Hill is currently a speech writer and senior editor at a government agency and also a professional freelance writer and editor. She has written and published over 200 online articles, ghostwritten a book and has an array of publishing and editing experience. She is a competent, creative and a deadline driven professional.

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