Col­lu­sion al­le­ga­tions against US pro­ducer

The Poultry Bulletin - - CONTENTS -

The largest poul­try pro­ducer in the USA, Tyson Foods, has been sub­poe­naed by the US Se­cu­ri­ties and Ex­change Com­mis­sion fol­low­ing al­le­ga­tions of col­lu­sion in the chicken in­dus­try.

Ac­cord­ing to the com­pany, the in­ves­ti­ga­tion con­cerns an­titrust lit­i­ga­tion in­volv­ing broil­ers, where Tyson and its big­gest com­peti­tors have been ac­cused of col­lud­ing since 2008 to push up chicken prices. Tyson Foods has de­nied the claims.¡

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