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Industry News & Trends / North America
on July 13, 2021

JBS USA agrees to settle pork antitrust lawsuit

Under proposed settlement, JBS USA would pay $12,750,000 to settle claims of pork industry collusion

JBS USA has agreed to a $12.75 million settlement in a class-action antitrust lawsuit filed on behalf of Commercial and Institutional Indirect Purchaser Plaintiffs (CIIPPs), which alleged that JBS USA conspired with other major U.S. pork producers to raise the price of pork.

In the lawsuit, the plaintiff group alleged…

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