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Pilgrim's Proposes $75 Million Chicken Price-Fixing Settlement

Pilgrim’s Pride Corp., the nation’s second-largest U.S. chicken processor, said it has reached a settlement to pay $75 million to a group of poultry buyers in a price-fixing lawsuit.

Packing plant workers
Faster Line Speeds At Chicken Plants Criticized

Line speeds at some poultry plants were increased last year, a move critics claim also increased the spread of the coronavirus among poultry plant workers. The administration seeks to make the rule permanent.

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COVID-19 Surge Slices U.S. Demand for Big Thanksgiving Turkeys

As a last-minute shift toward small-scale celebrations upends demand for the star of Thanksgiving tables, turkey producers and retailers are scrambling to fill orders for lightweight birds and partial cuts.

Pilgrim's Pride has agreed to a plea agreement.
Pilgrim’s Pride Agrees To $110 Million Price-Fixing Fine

Pilgrim's Pride, which produces 20% of U.S. chicken, has entered into a plea agreement with the Department of Justice in its investigation into price-fixing and bid-rigging of chicken products.

China has suspended imports from an OK Foods poultry plant in Fort Smith, Arkansas, because of coronavirus cases among workers, the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council said on Tuesday.
China Suspends Poultry Imports From Second U.S. Plant Over COVID-19

China has suspended imports from an OK Foods poultry plant in Fort Smith, Arkansas, because of coronavirus cases among workers, the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council said on Tuesday.

"Business as Usual" For Farm Despite Worldwide Coronavirus Pandemic

Michigan is under a stay-at-home order in an effort to fight the coronavirus. However, farm work must go on and it is business as usual for many operations.

Tyson Ventures Invests in Food Safety Testing Firm Clear Labs

Clear Lab uses a robotic platform to improve food safety and its method shortens testing turnaround times by up to five days.

HSUS Fight Over Pilgrim's Pride Chicken Claims Expands to Seven States

The Humane Society asks attorneys general to investigate allegations the poultry giant misled consumers about how it treats its birds.