Tagged: chicken industry price fixing

Antitrust Division Stumbles in Recent Criminal Cases (Part III of III)

Players with fight never lose a game, they just run out of time – John Wooden (UCLA Basketball Coach) If you even dream of beating me you’d better wake up and apologize – Muhammad Ali The Justice Department’s Antitrust Division has suffered setbacks in recent months. Prior to these recent cases, DOJ’s Antitrust Division secured some significant trial victories, including Bumble Bee’s former CEO Chris...

Episode 146 — A Deep Dive into DOJ’s Indictment of Four Executives for Chicken Industry Price-Fixing Conspiracy

The Justice Department’s Antitrust Division recently announced the indictment in Colorado federal court of four executives from two chicken producer companies for participation in a long-running price-fixing and bid-rigging conspiracy in the sale of broiler chickens to grocers, fast-food companies and other sellers of chicken products. In this episode, Michael Volkov reviews the indictment, the factual allegations and reviews antitrust compliance lessons learned.