Milk Price-Fixing Class Action Transferred To Calif.

Law360, New York (August 2, 2012, 6:32 PM EDT) -- A putative class action alleging that a set of milk producers conspired in a price-fixing scheme was transferred from federal court in Pennsylvania to California on Tuesday, after a judge granted a defense motion to consolidate the case with three similar pending cases.

Stephen L. LaFrance Holdings Inc., an Arkansas holding company that owns retail drugstores, claimed in the suit that a group of trade associations and dairy cooperatives engaged in an "herd retirement" scheme aimed at reducing milk supply and thereby driving up the price...
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