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The HSUS v. United Egg Producers, et al. (Egg Price Fixing)

Based on evidence that the egg industry is engaged in a massive price-fixing scheme that has inflated egg company profits to historic highs, The HSUS has filed legal petitions with the United States Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission seeking civil and criminal penalties against the United Egg Producers -- the nation's largest egg trade association -- and a dozen major egg factory-farming corporations.


Court or Agency: U.S. Department of Justice; Federal Trade Commission
Plaintiff(s): The HSUS
Defendant: United Egg Producers; United Egg Allied; Cal-Maine Foods, Inc.; Daybreak Foods, Inc.; Golden Oval Eggs, LLC; Michael Foods, Inc.; Midwest Poultry Services, L.P.; MoArk LLC; National Food Corp.; Norco Ranch, Inc.; NuCal Foods, Inc.; Pilgrim's Pride Corp.; Rose Acre Farms, Inc.; and R.W. Sauder, Inc.
HSUS Counsel: Leana Stormont, Peter Brandt, Jonathan Lovvorn
Outside Counsel:
Status: Recently Filed

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