Koch Broiler Chicken Grower Antitrust Partial Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

Koch Foods, Inc. and Koch Meat Co., Inc. (which does business as Koch Poultry Company) have agreed to settle their part of a larger antitrust class action. The complaints alleged that a number of companies that contract with broiler chicken growers for broiler grow-out services, along with other co-conspirators, conspired to reduce the amount they paid for those grow-out services, in violation of federal antitrust laws and the Packers and Stockyards Act.

Docket Number:


Company: Koch Foods, Inc.

Filing Deadline: February 6, 2023

Class Period: January 27, 2013 to December 31, 2019

Objection Deadline: September 23, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: September 23, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: October 28, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You must provide either documentation of the amounts you were paid for the broiler flocks you raised or information to allow the Settlement Administrator to estimate the amount.


You may be eligible if you are an individual or entity in the US or its territories who was compensated fro broiler grow-out services by a defendant or co-conspirator in this case (or by a division, subsidiary, predecessor, or affiliate of a defendant or co-conspirator), at any time between January 27, 2013 and December 31, 2019. You do not need to have provided the services for Koch, but only for any of the defendants and co-conspirators.

Typical Settlement Amount:

The net settlement fund will be distributed to class members based on the payments they have received from the defendants and co-conspirators in proportion to the total payments made to all class members.

Total Settlement Amount: $15.5 million from Koch

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Berger & Montague
Hausfeld LLP

Claim Form: Koch Broiler Chicken Grower Antitrust Partial Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: In Re Broiler Chicken Grower Antitrust Litigation (No. II)

Settlement Website: Koch Broiler Chicken Grower Antitrust Partial Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Angeion Group

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

In re Broiler Chicken Grower Antitrust Litigation (Koch Settlement)
c/o Settlement Administrator
1650 Arch Street, Suite 2210
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Tags: Antitrust, Collusion and Price Fixing, Raising Birds Fish or Animals