Michael Foods, Sodexo Pricing Deal Unlawful: Judge

Law360, New York (April 28, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A judge has found that egg and potato product supplier Michael Foods Inc. engaged in unlawful price discrimination by selling supplies at a lower price to food services giant Sodexo Inc. than to the plaintiff, regional food distributor Feesers Inc.

In a judgment issued Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, Judge Sylvia H. Rambo found that the defendants, Michael Foods and Sodexo — formerly named Sodexho — violated the Robinson-Patman Act through their sales arrangement.

The judge further enjoined the...
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