Pilgrim's Pride Says Farmers' Antitrust Claim Won't Fly

Law360, New York (July 16, 2012, 8:01 PM EDT) -- Once-bankrupt poultry producer Pilgrim's Pride Corp. filed a trial brief Monday in Texas federal court, arguing that an antitrust claim against it should be tossed because the group bringing the claim lacks standing.

In its brief, Pilgrim's Pride says it should be cleared for shutting down a Farmerville, La., plant allegedly to raise the price of chicken because the Farmerville Growers, the group claiming damages, was a contract service provider and not a consumer or competitor, the two constituencies that can make claims under the Louisiana...
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Case Title

Boykin, et al v. Pilgrim's Pride Corporation


Case Number

2:09-cv-00397

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Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Bankruptcy Withdrawl

Judge

Roy S. Payne

Date Filed

December 23, 2009

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