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on October 14, 2020

Pilgrim’s Pride enters plea deal in antitrust case

Company agrees to pay a fine in excess of $110.5 million for restraint of competition

Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation entered into a plea agreement with the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division in respect to the federal agency’s investigation into allegations that Pilgrim’s and other top poultry companies conspired to fix prices and rig bids for broiler chicken products.

In the plea agreement, which is…

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