Egg Suits Could Set Precedents

PHILADELPHIA — The price-fixing lawsuits filed against United Egg Producers and 14 major U.S. egg suppliers by Kroger and 10 other retailers here in Pennsylvania's Eastern District Court could potentially change the way the U.S. Justice Department deals with major agricultural cooperatives. These retail suits are treading familiar ground. In 2008, a group of restaurants and suppliers led by Falconer,

PHILADELPHIA — The price-fixing lawsuits filed against United Egg Producers and 14 major U.S. egg suppliers by Kroger and 10 other retailers here in Pennsylvania's Eastern District Court could potentially change the way the U.S. Justice Department deals with major agricultural cooperatives.

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