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Darden sues chicken producers

Antitrust complaint alleges price fixing

Darden Restaurants Inc. has sued the nation’s primary chicken producers in federal court, accusing them of selling poultry at artificially inflated prices from 2008 through 2016.

Correction: January 31, 2019
An earlier version of this story mistakenly attributed a comment on pricing to Darden spokesman Rich Jeffers. It was edited to cite his comments accurately.

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