Broiler Chicken – Commercial Food Purchaser Indirect

Settlement: In re: Broiler Chicken Antitrust Litigation

Settlement Fund: $103,000,000.00

Case Synopsis: The proposed class of Commercial and Institutional Indirect Purchaser Plaintiffs alleges that between January 1, 2008, and July 31, 2019, Defendants and co-conspirators conspired to fix, maintain, stabilize, and/or raise the prices of Broilers, resulting in overcharges to commercial and institutional indirect purchasers of Broilers. The complaint describes how the Defendants and co-conspirators allegedly violated federal and state antitrust, unfair competition, and consumer protection laws by agreeing to fix prices and restrict output of Broilers. Defendants deny Plaintiffs’ allegations. The Court has not decided which side is right.

Eligibility Requirements: All entities that indirectly purchased Broilers from Defendants or co-conspirators in the US during the Class Period for their own use in commercial food preparation.
Class States: Arizona, California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wisconsin