Pilgrim’s Pride Will Expand Cold Spring Plant

Pilgrim’s Pride is expanding its Cold Spring, Minn. plant in a move expected to increase jobs and give central Minnesota farmers a larger market for their chickens.

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.

Second Pilgrim’s Pride ex-CEO Embroiled in Federal Price-fixing Investigation

Federal prosecutors indicted a second ex-CEO of Pilgrim’s Pride and five others from the poultry industry with criminal charges alleging they conspired to fix prices for wholesale chicken over several years.