A federal grand jury in Denver has returned an indictment charging Norman W. Fries Inc., dba Claxton Poultry Farms (Claxton), headquartered in Claxton, GA, with participating in a nationwide conspiracy to fix prices and rig
As expected, the Department of Justice attorneys don’t want Claxton Poultry President Mikell Fries to safari in Tanzania before he goes to trial on price-fixing.
Fries, one of four poultry executives charged with price-fixing and…
Continue Reading DOJ does not want poultry executive going on safari before price-fixing trial
A Denver trial in a poultry price-fixing case now won’t begin until Feb. 16, 2021, and one defendant hopes to use some of that extra time for a hunting safari in Tanzania.
The federal government is getting serious about food industry price-fixing. The recent sentencing of a tuna executive, the proper use of a leniency loophole, and cooperation in the poultry industry indictment are all part of…
Continue Reading DOJ’s Anti Trust cops have food industry price-fixing in their sights
The chief executive officer of the nation’s second-largest poultry producer is summoned to appear today at 2 p.m in U.S. District Court to face the indictment by a federal Grand Jury in Colorado.