Koch Broiler Chicken Grower Antitrust Partial Settlement

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  Read more

A Flock of Broiler Chickens

Fairlife Milk Products Marketing Practices Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against the Coca-Cola Company, Fairlife, LLC, Fair Oaks Farms, LLC (FOF), Select Milk Producers, Inc., and two individuals, about Fairlife and FOF milk products. The complaint alleged that certain dairy products were falsely labeled and marketed as being from cows that were treated humanely. It claimed that consumers would  Read more

Fairlife Ultra-Filtered Milk

Nellie’s “Free Range” Eggs and Hens’ Living Conditions Florida Class Action

Pete and Gerry’s Organics, LLC is the distributor of Nellie’s Free Range Eggs. The complaint for this class action alleges that Pete and Gerry’s makes false representations in its marketing of the eggs that give the impression the hens are “free range” and raised in humane living conditions.  Read more

Nellie's Free Range Eggs

JBS Pork Direct Purchasers Antitrust Litigation Partial Settlement

A partial settlement has been reached with some of the defendants in an antitrust case against pork producers, on behalf of direct purchasers of pork. Smithfield Foods, Inc., JBS USA Food Company, JBS USA Food Company Holdings, and Swift Pork Company have agreed to pay more than $101 million in a case alleging that a  Read more

Raw Pork Cuts

Broiler Chicken Grower Antitrust Settlement

A partial settlement of $35,750,000has been reached in an antitrust class action. A group of Tyson companies (Tyson Foods, Inc., Tyson Chicken, Inc., Tyson Breeders, Inc., and Tyson Poultry) is paying $21,000,000 and Perdue Foods, LLC is paying $14,750,000 toward the total. The complaint alleges that these and other chicken integrators conspired to reduce the  Read more

Broiler Chickens