Tyson Foods to Pay $221.5M to Settle Claims in Broiler Chicken Antitrust Litigation

January 20, 2021 Ciara Linnane

Tyson Foods Inc. said Wednesday it has agreed to settle all class claims in its previously disclosed broiler chicken antitrust litigation.

Pilgrim’s Pride Agrees to $75 Million Settlement For Price-Fixing Claims

January 13, 2021 Jordan Strickler, Forbes

Pilgrim’s Pride, one of the nation’s largest chicken processors, has reached a $75 million deal to settle price fixing claims. The company will be coughing up the largest settlement thus far in a drawn-out legal battle over alleged collusion among the companies which dominate America’s $65 billion chicken industry.

Fried Chicken Faring Best During Fast Food Industry’s 23% Slump

January 5, 2021 Top Agency

TOP Data analyzed GPS tracking data and consumer spending data at the 7 largest fried chicken restaurant chains.

Survey Says: Americans Flock to Chicken, the Nation’s #1 Quarantine Protein

November 30, 2020 National Chicken Council

The National Chicken Council (NCC) unveiled the findings of a new survey fielded with the goal of better understanding chicken consumption trends and preferences in the United States.

Pilgrim’s Pride Strikes Plea Deal Over U.S. Chicken Price-Fixing Charges

October 14, 2020 Reuters

U.S. poultry company Pilgrim’s Pride Corp said on Wednesday it will pay a $ 110.5 million fine after striking a plea deal with the Justice Department over price-fixing charges on chicken products.