Farms, Egg Trade Groups Try To Thin Antitrust MDL

Law360, New York (February 8, 2010, 3:05 PM EST) -- Land O' Lakes Inc., United Egg Producers Inc. and a host of other defendants have asked the court to drop much of the direct purchasers' complaint in litigation accusing a slew of egg trade groups and agricultural companies of a long-running conspiracy to limit production and drive up prices.

In a flurry of motions to dismiss filed with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Friday, almost all of the defendants in the suit signed onto two main arguments against the direct...
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