Sanderson Farms gets U.S. DoJ subpoena in chicken price-fixing case

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Poultry processor Sanderson Farms Inc said on Monday it had received a subpoena from the U.S. Department of Justice related to the regulator’s investigation into the broiler chicken antitrust case. (https://bit.ly/2k7Lqun)

The Justice Department had begun a criminal probe into allegations that Tyson Foods Inc and other poultry processors including Sanderson Farms colluded to fix poultry prices, court documents showed in June.

U.S. food distributors have filed lawsuits against Tyson and other poultry processors, alleging that the companies had colluded since 2008 to reduce output and manipulate prices

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