West Virginia ex rel. McGraw v. Wampler Foods, Inc., No. 99-C-10 (Cir. Ct. Hardy Cty. 1999)
October 9, 2020
The State brought an action claiming Wampler was using its monopsonistic power to control the prices paid to farmers raising chickens for it. Farmers had no other buyer for the chickens they raised other than Wampler. The Court dismissed the action finding that Wampler had not engaged in any exclusionary conduct.