Tennessee ex rel. Charles W. Burson, Attorney General v. Turner Dairies, Inc. of Memphis; Turner Dairies, Inc. of Huntingdon; Turner Dairies, Inc.; and Forest Hill Dairy, Inc.
These companies were in the business of selling and distributing milk and other dairy products in Tennessee to certain governmental units including school boards and districts and others in Tennessee. Invitations to bid on milk and other dairy products were sent to various firms including defendant and others. At times, defendants and others had discussions,…
Pennsylvania, et al. v. Milk Industry Management Corp. t/a Balford Farms, et al. Civil Action CV-91-7328 (E.D. Pa. filed November 26, 1991).
Bid-rigging on school milk contracts in City of Philadelphia.
State of New York sought damages and injunctive relief, alleging that defendant entered into or participated in a conspiracy to rig bids, or to allocate contracts or territories for the supply of milk or milk related products.
The State of Minnesota alleged that Land O’Lakes was involved in a bid-rigging and market allocation scheme on milk contracts with more than 140 Minnesota public school districts in the southwestern and northwestern parts of the State.
The State of Minnesota sought damages, statutory penalties and injunctive relief for Defendants’ alleged violation of the Minnesota Antitrust Act of 1971, Minn. Stat. §§ 325D.49-325D.66 (2004). The State alleged that the Defendants conspired to restrain trade by fixing the prices of fluid milk products at artificially high levels from 1985 through at least July of 1996.
Minnesota v. George Benz & Sons, Inc. d/b/a Oak Grove Dairy, No. C9-97-4293 (Minn. Dist. Ct. Ramsey County).
The State filed a complaint alleging that Oak Grove was involved with bid-rigging and market allocation schemes on milk contracts with Minnesota public school districts primarily located in the southwestern part of the State.
The State of Minnesota alleged that Wells Dairy was involved in a bid-rigging and market allocation scheme on milk contracts with Minnesota public school districts primarily in southwestern Minnesota.