Antitrust Class Actions Ruffle U.S. Egg Producers

Law360, New York (September 26, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Leading egg producers in the United States have been hit with an antitrust class action alleging a long-running conspiracy to limit production and drive up domestic prices, while a second suit has targeted producers of processed egg products.

United Egg Producers Inc. and a brood of related trade groups have been hit with an antitrust class action alleging they conspired to limit egg production in the United States and to drive prices up to record levels.

T.K. Ribbing’s Family Restaurant lodged the suit Thursday in the...
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