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France: Poultry pricing raises red flags for watchdog

 |  November 26, 2013

France’s competition authority has reportedly warned more than a dozen fresh poultry firms in the country that they may face fines following allegations of price-fixing.

The competition authorities say the companies may have colluded to fix poultry product prices since 2007; since the start of an investigation, the regulator has contacted various companies. Thirteen in total are said to be subjected to possible fines.

Poultry company Duc confirmed it was the target of the investigation and was contacted by regulators over a possible sanction, though did not elaborate due to the confidentiality of the case.

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