Poultry Co. Seeks Quick DOJ Probe Of Tyson Plant Buy

Law360, New York (May 17, 2011, 11:47 AM EDT) -- George's Inc. asked a Virginia federal court Monday to fast-track the government's bid to undo its purchase of a Tyson Foods Inc. plant, arguing the antitrust suit blocks the company from effectively stemming the plant's mounting losses.

George's said in a motion that the government's "baseless lawsuit" threatens its ability to step up production at the currently unprofitable poultry processing plant, which would ultimately benefit the regions' poultry growers.

"The growers plaintiff claims to be protecting through this lawsuit — which aims to undo the transaction...
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