Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison and three other AGs have joined a federal lawsuit against Agri Stats. The Justice Department claims Agri Stats knowingly produces benchmarking data that helped meat processors artificially control supplies and prices. Ellison described that as “uncompetitive behavior.” California, Tennessee and North Carolina are also part of this lawsuit. In a statement, Agri Stats said these allegations are “baseless” and the company would vigorously defend itself in court.
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