Tyson and Perdue Settle Price Fixing Suit and NASS October Meeting Virtual
**Tyson and Perdue Foods have each agreed to settle a class action lawsuit brought against them by broiler chicken growers who allege that Tyson, Perdue and other companies unlawfully conspired to artificially reduce the amounts they paid to broiler chicken growers for Broiler Grow-Out Services.
According to www.morningagclips.com, Tyson will pay $21,000,000 and Perdue will pay $14,750,000 into a Settlement Fund, which will be used to pay Settlement Class members, along with other expenses.
Tyson and Perdue deny they did anything wrong.
**The USDA’s National Ag Statistics Service will hold its biannual Data Users’ Meeting VIRTUALLY next month.
The two-day Data Users’ Meeting is held to share recent and pending statistical program changes with the public and to solicit input on the programs.
The October 13th agenda includes agency updates followed by breakout sessions.
On October 14th, the floor will open for questions and comments.
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**Pathways to Dairy Net Zero, a ground-breaking climate initiative, launched last week during Climate Week and just prior to the United Nations Food Systems Summit.
www.agrimarketing.com reports, forty leading organizations, including 11 of the world’s 20 largest dairy companies, have declared their support for the effort.
The climate initiative demonstrates the dairy sector's commitment to reducing GHG emissions while continuing to produce nutritious foods and jobs for billions.