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Arkansas district judge dismisses Tyson shareholder lawsuit

Company still faces other similar cases.

A U.S. district court judge in Arkansas has dismissed a lawsuit in which several Tyson Foods shareholders alleged that Tyson Foods was involved in fixing broiler prices and suppressing the chicken supply. The allegations stemmed from events that ultimately led to the discontinuance of the Georgia Dock price index.

The Georgia Dock was one of four major indices used to track broiler prices. The dock was owned and operated by the Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA), but it also had

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