DOJ Launches Antitrust Task Force For Dairy Industry

Law360, New York (June 25, 2010, 2:42 PM EDT) -- The head of the U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division on Friday reiterated the federal government's commitment to police dairy industry antitrust issues, revealing the creation of a task force to examine competition and regulation in the sector.

During a workshop on competition in the dairy industry held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Antitrust Division chief Christine Varney acknowledged farmers' concerns with important trends that affect the industry, including the prevalence and increase in concentration in the market for raw milk and issues surrounding the way...
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