Land O'Lakes, Sparboe Still On Hook In Egg Price-Fixing MDL

Law360, New York (October 5, 2012, 6:43 PM EDT) -- Egg producers Land O’ Lakes Inc. and Sparboe Farms Inc. must continue to defend claims in an egg price-fixing multidistrict litigation, a Pennsylvania federal judge held Thursday, in a decision that maintained most claims filed by several grocers, but threw out one grocer's antitrust claims filed against Land O'Lakes.

U.S. District Judge Gene Pratter refused to throw out state law claims filed by Giant Eagle Inc. against Land O’Lakes, but dismissed the grocer’s Sherman Act claims against the company. Thursday's decision did not toss antitrust claims...
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