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on July 25, 2022

DOJ files civil suit against Cargill, Sanderson, Wayne Farms

Federal agency accuses companies of conspiring to keep processing plant wages low and deceive contract producers

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a civil antitrust lawsuit against Cargill, Sanderson Farms and Wayne Farms, alleging the three companies took part in a long-running conspiracy to exchange information about wages and benefits for poultry processing plant workers and engaging in deceptive practices regarding the payment of…

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