Meatpacking Companies Fixed the Price of Beef, Antitrust Lawsuit Says

Last Updated on July 3, 2019

Investigation Complete

Comments |

At A Glance

This Investigation Affects:
Any food distributor or other entity that purchases beef from one of the companies named below.
What’s Going On?
An antitrust class action lawsuit has been filed alleging that some of the largest meatpacking companies illegally conspired to raise the price of beef.
What’s It Mean for Me?
Food distributors may have overpaid for their meat as a result of the alleged conspiracy.
What Companies Are Under Investigation?
Tyson Foods, Inc.; Cargill Inc; JBS USA; National Beef; and Swift Beef.