Lawsuit filed against major poultry companies

Class action lawsuit claims broiler industry fixed prices to stabilize market and increase profits.

In a lawsuit filed against 14 poultry processors, a New York-based foodservice distribution service alleges that the companies have manipulated poultry supplies to boost profits and stabilize the market since 2008, according to court documents filed in the Northern District of Illinois court.

Maplevale Farms filed the class action lawsuit against the leading broiler industry suppliers, which have more than $30 billion in annual wholesale revenue. Listed on the lawsuit include, amon

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