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Industry News & Trends / North America
on February 24, 2021

Pilgrim’s Pride pleads guilty to price fixing charges

Company must pay nearly $108 million in criminal fines

Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. pleaded guilty to charges that it participated in a conspiracy to fix prices and rig bids for broiler chicken products.

A plea agreement was reached in the U.S. District Court in Denver, in which Pilgrim’s admitted to participating in a conspiracy to suppress and eliminate competition…

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