Vt. Potato Antitrust Fight Shipped To Idaho MDL

Law360, New York (November 8, 2010, 5:45 PM EST) -- Bayer CropScience LP, United Potato Growers of America Inc. and others will fight multiple antitrust battles on one front, now that several putative class actions alleging a potato price-fixing conspiracy have been consolidated in Idaho.

According to a Friday docket entry in the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho, a suit filed in Vermont has been consolidated with new multidistrict litigation that also includes Dole Food Co. Inc., United Potato Growers of Idaho, General Mills Inc. and others as defendants.

The Vermont suit, like...
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