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U.S.: Associated Wholesale Grocers face boomerang suit in egg producer antitrust case

 |  September 25, 2012

Stueve Siegel Hanson LLP filed a lawsuit on behalf of Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc., Four B Corporation (d/b/a Balls Food Stores), Cosentino Group, Inc., Cosentino Enterprises, Inc., Mid Am Food Enterprises, Inc., and CNW Foods, Inc. against egg producers and egg industry trade groups for artificial inflation of egg prices. The lawsuit alleges that defendants’ control and manipulation of the price of shell eggs and egg products violates the Kansas Restraint of Trade Act. Now the lawsuit might boomerang, with a counter lawsuit against the Associated Wholesale Grocers.

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